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Archive of Musical Concerts

Fall Quarter 2014

Opera Gala: A Night at the Opera

Hanson Memorial Concert

  • Pianist Dr. Kenn Willson: Encounters with Bach - Lower Columbia College is pleased to welcome back Pianist Dr. Kenn WillsonThis concert generously funded by the Ken and Pat Hanson Endowment, from the estate of LCC alumni Ken and Pat Hanson to support college music programs.

Spring Quarter 2014

Symphonic Band Concert

  • Patchwork: featuring guest soloist, Brett EE Paschal.

Jazz Band Concert

  • Spring Concert: directed by David Valdez, with guest artist, NYC saxophonist Kenny Brooks.

Choir Concert

  • Disney Throughout the Years: featuring music from Mary Poppins, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, The Jungle Book, Lion King, and more. With special guests, Carrolls Elementary School Choir singing selections from The Little Mermaid. Donations accepted at the door towards the LCC Choirs' Carnegie Hall trip in Spring 2015.

Opera Gala

  • A Night at the Opera: an entirely English Opera Concert featuring the music of Strauss, Mechem and Gilbert and Sullivan. Donations accepted at the door towards the LCC Choirs' Carnegie Hall trip in Spring 2015.

Winter Quarter 2014

Symphonic Band Concert

  • Lord of the Rings - Symphonic Band Conductor Dr. Rob Davis presents Johan de Meij Symphone No. 1, The Lord of the Rings.

Jazz Ensemble

Choir Concert

  • Cathedral Classics - Choir Director Gina Challed directs choral music masterpieces by some of the greatest composers of all time: Bach, Mozart, Schubert, Vivaldi, and Rossini.

Opera Concert

  • A Night at the Opera- with works from The Magic Flute, Cosi Fan Tutte, Hansel and Gretel, and many more beloved opera arias and duets

Fall Quarter 2013

Jazz Band Concert

Opera Gala

Hanson Memorial Concert

  • Pianist Dr. Kenn Willson: Encounters with Beethoven - not a typical academic piano recital, but an encounter that included pictures, narration, movie clips, humor, and more. This concert generously funded by the Ken and Pat Hanson Endowment, from the estate of LCC alumni Ken and Pat Hanson to support college music programs.

Symphonic Band Concert

Choir Concert

  • Ringing in the Holidays with favorite holiday carols: Carol of the Bells, Bells are Ringing, Sleigh Bells and even Edgar Allan Poe's The Bells, not to mention a bell choir!

Spring Quarter 2013

Opera Concert

Symphonic Band Concert

Jazz Band Concert

Choir Concert

Spring Concert Season

Eastern Washington University Music Faculty

  • EWU Choir with Dr. Randel Wagner and LCC Choirs, directed by Gina Osborn
  • Jazz Faculty Trio with Dr. Michael Waldrop, Scott Steed, and Brian Ward
  • An evening celebration of LCC's new University Center partnership with EWU featuring the Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band with Patrick Winters and Phil Doyle
  • EWU Composers Forum with Dr. Jonathan Middleton and Ben Robertson and finished with EWU Faculty Woodwind Trio and guests with Daniel Cotter, Bethany Schoeff and Dr. Lynne Feller-Marshall

News Story: Lower Columbia College to offer online bachelor's program via EWU, The Daily News, February 27, 2013

Winter Quarter 2013

Symphonic Band Concert

Jazz Band Concert

Choir Concert

Opera Concert

Fall Quarter 2012

Choir Concert

Jazz Concert

  • Jazz Night with special guest, R. A. Long High School Jazz Band. Including classic tunes from jazz greats such as Benny Goodman, Harry James and Chick Corea. Concert Program

Symphonic Band Concert

Opera Concert

Hanson Memorial Concert

Water Songs In Life, Love, and Legends Northwest native Charlotte Pistor performed favorite and rare art songs from Austria, Germany, France, Great Britain, and the United States, accompanied by Dr. Alexandre Dossin, associate professor of piano at the University of Oregon on the Bosendorfer Imperial Grand piano. Concert Program

News Release: International Soprano and Pianist to Perform at LCC, August 13, 2012

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Spring Quarter 2012

Choir Concert

  • That's Entertainment! Debut of the LCC Show Choir with great songs from musicals throughout the century, including music by Irving Berlin, Richard Rodgers, George and Ira Gershwin and Queen; and songs from The Sound of Music, Porgy and Bess, Showboat, and Chicago. Concert Program

Jazz Band Concert

  • Jazz Night with guest Kelso High School Jazz Band directed by Craig Gustafson. Featuring music from Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Neal Hefti, Sammy Nestico, and Earle Hagen. Concert Program

Symphonic Band Concert

Hanson Memorial Concert

Winter Quarter 2012

Symphonic Band Concert

Jazz Band Concert

Choir Concert

Fall Quarter 2011

Choir Concert

  • Hometown Holiday with LCC Choirs, R.A. Long Choir and special guests. Concert Program

Jazz Band Concert

Symphonic Band Concert

Spring Quarter 2011

Concert Choir

Jazz Band Concert

  • Jazz Night with special guests: Kelso High School Jazz Band, directed by Craig Gustafson. Mike Paul will play a flugelhorn solo on Blue by Bobby Shew, and Dennis Vargas will be featured pianist on Send in the Clowns. Concert Program

Symphonic Band Concert

Hanson Memorial Concert Premiere

Winter Quarter 2011

To Honor and Remember

Clark College Concert Choir under the direction of Clark College Choral Director April Duvic and Concert Band under the direction of Clark College Director of Bands, Richard Inouye. Concert Program.

This concert was made possible through the generosity of Lower Columbia College and The Daily News.

News Story:  Free concert to be held Monday at LCC (Clark College Concert Choir and Concert Band) The Daily News, March 16, 2011

Concert Choir

Jazz Band Concert

  • Jazz Night with Lower Columbia College Jazz Ensemble, Kurt Harbaugh, Director, with special guests: The Mark Morris High School Jazz Band, John Swecker, Director. Concert Program

Symphonic Band Concert

  • American Salute with Lower Columbia College Symphonic Band, Kurt Harbaugh, Acting Director, featuring a farewell appearance by Guest Conductor Dr. Gary Nyberg, Symphonic Band Founder. Concert Program

Fall Quarter 2010

Concert Choir

Jazz Band Concert

  • Jazz Night with special guests R.A. Long Jazz Band, David Klander, Director, and Claire Ouellette, soloist. Concert Program

Symphonic Band Concert

Spring Quarter 2010

Jazz Band Concert

  • Jazz Night with LCC Jazz Band and Castle Rock High School Jazz Band.

Mark Morris High School Spring Concert

  • 2-Year Junior College Choral Festival

Winter Quarter 2010

High School Band and Choral Contests

  • Southwest Washington Music Educators Association

Concert Choir

  • African American History in Song with special guests: R. A. Long Advanced Women's Ensemble and Mixed Ensemble. Varied program included African and African-American gospel and spiritual pieces: The Chariot Spiritual and Jordan's Angels. R. A. Long Program included Scarborough Fair, Danny Boy, Follow Me and other favorites.

Jazz Band Concert

  • The LCC Jazz Band played a dozen pieces, including Bebop 'N Georgia, Take the 'A' Train, Act Your Age and Blue Train. The Kelso High School Jazz Band chose from Orange Sherbert, Moon Over Cuba, Always and Forever, Freckle Face and Symphony in Riffs.

Symphonic Band Concert

High School Honor Band

Fall Quarter 2009

Concert Choir

Symphonic Band Concert

Jazz Band Concert

  • Jazz Night featuring LCC Jazz Band with special guests R.A. Long Jazz Band. Directed by Kurt Harbaugh and David Klander.

Spring Quarter 2009

Jazz Band and Community Choir Concert

Symphonic Band Concert

Winter Quarter 2009

Choral Choir

  • Cowlitz County VoicesFaure Requiem performed by Columbian Choral Ensemble, LCC Community Choir, Mark Morris High School Choir and RA Long Mixed Ensemble.

Symphonic Band Concert

Jazz Band Concert

  • Jazz Fever featuring LCC Jazz Band and Jazz Choir. Jazz from all genres, directed by Kurt Harbaugh and Korina Groff

Fall Quarter 2008

Jazz Band Concert

Symphonic Band Concert

Madrigal and Concert Choir

  • Rose in Winter featuring LCC Madrigal & Concert Choir, A holiday celebration in Song, directed by Korina Groff

Symphonic Band Concert

Jazz Band Concert

Choir Concert

Opera Concert