The American River Current

Former music student faces his demons

Demon In Me features (from left to right) ARC alumnus Julian Grenz, drummer Ciro Abraham and singer guitar player Kylle Reece, during a show at Holy Diver in Sacramento on Sept. 23. (Photo by Patrick Hyun Wilson)

Patrick Hyun Wilson

October 18, 2018

Musical instruments sat in the snow on the side of a Wyoming highway. The sun began to set over the icy tundra as the group of men waited in the freezing January wind. A drum set and guitar were destroyed and the rest of the equipment was exposed to the open air through the ripped side of the trailer....

ARC music professor remembers the ‘complete artistry’ of Prince

ARC music professor remembers the ‘complete artistry’ of Prince

Jordan Schauberger

April 21, 2016

When he heard the news that iconic musician Prince had died, American River College music professor Dyne Eifertsen could only think of the impact that the ‘Purple Rain’ artist had had on his career as a musician “I was in middle school, the perfect age, when ‘Purple Rain’ came out,” Ei...

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