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Black Hawk College Community String Orchestra
Instructor: R. Croegaert
The BHC Community String Orchestra is a non-auditioned group of men and women who enjoy playing an orchestral stringed instrument. Community members from all walks of life and with advancing ability are invited to participate alongside high school students and the BHC credit-seeking students in this fun, learning environment. Orchestra members will rehearse and perform a wide range of accessible string orchestra literature each term.

For more information, contact Roxanne Croegaert, director, at 309-787-4025 or

Mondays          Aug. 25-Dec. 15      6:30-8:20 p.m.          
CRN 81681      Bldg. 4-Rm. 115      Fee $20
(No class Sept. 1 and Oct. 13)

Black Hawk College Community Jazz Band
Instructor: E. Crockett
The BHC Community Jazz Band is seeking wind players, pianists, guitarists, bassists and drummers. The group plays instrumental jazz and popular music styles from the 1940s to the present, with an emphasis on small group playing. Members are encouraged to develop improvisation skills as they learn jazz standards in various styles. Any instrumentalist is welcome to join. For more information, contact Dr. Edgar Crockett at or 309-796-5479.

Meets three times per week. Mon., Wed. & Thurs.      Aug. 25-Dec. 18
Mon. & Wed.      Bldg. 4-Rm. 115      11 a.m.-12:14 p.m.
Thurs.                   Bldg. 4-Rm. 101      6-8:29 p.m.
CRN 81684                                                                 Fee $20
(No class Sept. 1, Oct. 13, and Nov. 27)

Black Hawk College Community Band
Instructor: S. Talbot
The community band is offered to musicians within the Quad Cities community. It is a combination of college band students and community band performers. The band plays a variety of band music from all periods of music composition.

Tuesdays          Aug. 26-Dec. 16      6:30-8:20 p.m.
CRN 81682      Bldg. 4-Rm. 115      Fee $20
(No class Nov. 11)

Black Hawk College Community Chorale
Instructor: J. Palomaki
The BHC Community Chorale is a non-auditioned group comprised of men and women of all ages who enjoy singing. Retired people, working people, along with traditional-aged college students and some high school students help to create a truly multi-generational ensemble. The group rehearses and performs a variety of accessible music each term and it stresses a fun learning environment while working together on the essentials of good choral sound. For more information, please contact Jon Palomaki, director, at 309-796-5478.

Thursdays        Aug. 28-Dec. 18      6:30-8:20 p.m.
CRN 81683      Bldg. 4-Rm. 115      Fee $20
(No class Nov. 27)

Last updated 8/19/2014