Program Description

Black Hawk College Community String Orchestra
Instructor: R. Croegaert
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 the instructor Roxanne Croegaert, at 309-787-4025 or

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 Community Chorale
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. 22 – Dec. 12           6:30 – 8:20 p.m.
CRN 81043      Bldg. 4 – Rm. 115         Fee $25
(No class on Nov. 28)