Music

Program Description

Black Hawk College Community String Orchestra            

Instructor: J. Fudge      

The BHC Community String Orchestra is a non-auditioned group of individuals 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 Dr. James Fudge at fudgej@bhc.edu or 309-796-5479.

Mondays             Aug. 19 – Dec. 9          6:30 – 8:20 p.m.

CRN 81041         Bldg. 4 – Rm. 115        Fee $25

(No class on Sept. 2, Oct. 14, and Nov. 11)

   

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. 20 – Dec. 10       6:30 – 8:20 p.m.

CRN 81042         Bldg. 4 – Rm. 115        Fee $25

 

Black Hawk College Big Band

Instructor: J. Buenning

The BHC Big Band is a large jazz ensemble that plays traditional swing, standards and contemporary jazz. The band is recruiting musicians to play saxophone, trumpet, trombone, piano, guitar, bass and drums. High school, college and community musicians are invited to audition. For more information, email Dr. Edgar Crockett crockette@bhc.edu or call (309)796-5479.

Wednesdays       Aug. 21 – Dec. 11        6:30 – 8:20 p.m.

CRN 81312          Bldg. 4 – Rm. 115        Fee $25

 

Black Hawk College Community Chorale

Instructor: I. Leites

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 Irene Leites, Director, at 309-796-5478.

Thursdays            Aug. 22 – Dec. 12       6:30 – 8:20 p.m.

CRN 81043         Bldg. 4 – Rm. 115        Fee $25

(No class on Nov.  28)