Program Description

Black Hawk College Community Symphonic Orchestra
Instructor: R. Croegaert      

Prerequisite: Due to instrumentation restrictions call the instructor prior to enrolling in class – 309-787-4025 or

The BHC Community Orchestra is a non-auditioned group of men and women who enjoy playing an orchestral 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 orchestra literature.

Mondays              Jan. 14 – May 6       6:30 – 8:20 p.m.
CRN 11301         Bldg. 4 – Rm. 115        Fee $25
(No classes Jan. 21, Feb. 18 and March 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              Jan. 15 – May 7       6:30 – 8:20 p.m.
CRN 11302         Bldg. 4 – Rm. 115        Fee $25
(No class March 12.)

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            Jan. 17 – May 2         6:30 – 8:20 p.m.
CRN 11303         Bldg. 4 – Rm. 115        Fee $25
(No class March 14.)