SPSCC ushers in the holiday season with three music performances

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) wraps up Fall Quarter classes and ushers in the holiday season with three outstanding music performances between Nov. 30 and Dec. 7, 2018. SPSCC music groups are a mix of college students and community members who perform in concert throughout the year.

SPSCC Chorus and Chamber Choir
Winter Roses
Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, Main Stage
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The SPSCC Chorus and Chamber Choir present Winter Roses, an eclectic mix of winter and holiday repertoire, featuring the works of Bach, Sibelius, Mendelssohn, Whitacre, and Gjeilo. The Chorus and Chamber Choir are directed by Dr. John Guarente and will be accompanied by Jennifer Hermann and April Kuhr.

South Puget Sound College Orchestra
Old, New, and Seasonal Favorites
Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, Main Stage
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The South Puget Sound College Orchestra opens its 2018-19 season with Beethoven’s Egmont Overture and Dvorak’s Noon Witch, as well as the world premiere of Pacific Northwest composer Carolyn Quick’s Through the Haze. Troy Fisher and Kids in Concert join the Orchestra after intermission to get us all in the holiday spirit. The Orchestra is directed by Cameron May. Thank you to our sponsor R.L. Ray Violin Shop.

South Puget Sound Jazz Band
Tribute to the Savoy Ballroom
Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 at 8 p.m.
The Evergreen State College Purce Hall, Lecture Hall 1
FREE admission, $3 parking

The Jazz Band is directed by James Schneider and will feature classic swing tunes from the 1930s and 40s, featuring the Shimmy Shack Swingers. Admission is free and tickets are not required.

Tickets for the Orchestra and Chorus concerts are available at OlyTix.org or by calling The Washington Center for the Performing Arts box office at 360-753-8586. General admission tickets are $15 with $10 tickets for seniors, students, and military with ID. All shows are free to SPSCC students, staff and faculty with SPSCC ID.

Hands on keyboard keys with sheet music on a stand
Photo by Shanna Paxton Photography