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Art Lapierre sits at his piano after the ensembles rehearsal May 3. (Photo by Shy Bell)

ARC’s vocal jazz ensemble’s upcoming performance is the last for semester

Shy Bell, Staff Writer May 11, 2023

American River College’s vocal jazz ensemble will perform its last show of the semester on May 10 at ARC’s theater. Not only is this the last show this semester, but it is also the last official show...

Vocal jazz professor Art Lapierre teaches his beginning vocal ensemble class at American River College on Jan. 22 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Alondra Botello)

Take this class: vocal jazz ensemble

Alondra Botello January 30, 2018

Music stands labeled “ARC MUSIC” wait silently to be placed in a semi-circle around a Yamaha grand piano. From the distance you can hear multiple students warming up their voices before walking into...

The ARC Vocal Jazz Ensemble singers Cody Quackenbush, Madalyn Parker, Jenna Magaziner, Gabe Catabran, Kate Janzen, Serena Chao and Daniel Avanto rehearse for the national Jazz Education Network that they will attend in New Orleans in January. (Photo by Lidiya Grib)

Vocal Jazz Ensemble going to New Orleans, the birthplace of Jazz

Lidiya Grib October 20, 2016

The American River College Vocal Jazz Ensemble was selected to sing in a prestigious national conference in New Orleans in January. The Jazz Ensemble is one of seven vocal ensembles from across the...

Lead baritone for ARCs vocal jazz ensemble, Gabe Catabran, rehearses Love Wins on March 10, 2016 as he prepares for upcoming jazz festival in Monterey. (Photo by Shiavon Chatman)

ARC student set to perform for the first time in national jazz festival

Shiavon Chatman March 11, 2016

Gabe Catabran is the lead baritone on American River College’s vocal jazz ensemble. Catabran is a part of VJ1, the audition-required section of the jazz team. He has been attending ARC for three...

Vocal jazz ensemble students prepare for upcoming concert and yearly CD on March 9, 2016. (Photo by Joe Padilla)

ARC’s vocal jazz ensemble prepares for concert on campus and yearly CD

Shiavon Chatman March 11, 2016

American River College’s vocal jazz ensemble is preparing for a concert on campus which is gearing them up for the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival. Along with preparing for the festival the...

Vocal jazz ensemble students rehearse for upcoming music festival in Monterey on March 9, 2016. (Photo by Joe Padilla)

ARC’s vocal jazz ensemble set to perform in Monterey Jazz Festival

Shiavon Chatman March 11, 2016

American River College’s Vocal Jazz ensemble has been invited to play at the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival, one of the most popular jazz festivals in the country. Only six ensemble’s in...

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