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Band and Orchestra Exchange Concert takes place in Student Center

Sri Ramanathan, Sri Ramanathan, and Sri Ramanathan

April 4, 2012

The Band and Orchestra Exchange Concert, featuring Cerritos College Concert Band and Orchestra, and Gahr High School Wind Ensemble was held on March 23 at the Cerritos College Student Center. The instrumental ensembles at Cerritos College consists of a vast array of musicians, ranging in age from 10 to 80. The Special Admit Program at Cerritos Coll...

Music workshop teaches how to practice an instrument

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Mario Jimenez, Mario Jimenez, and Mario Jimenez

March 30, 2012

Talon Marks Online Arts The Cerritos College Music Club held a workshop on March 27, which focused on how to practice and use techniques for an instrument. Dir...

Middle school Jazz band preforms at Cerritos College Jazz Exchange Concert

Sri Ramanathan, Sri Ramanathan, and Sri Ramanathan

March 29, 2012

The Cerritos College annual Jazz Exchange Concert was held at the Student Center on March 18 with Dr. David Betancourt directing the Cerritos College Jazz Band. This year’s guest was Carmenita Middle School Jazz Band with Alan Hallback as director. Hallback has been at the school for 11 years. He said the band is a bit larger this year as usually th...

Music workshop a success

Alexa Bazua, Alexa Bazua, and Alexa Bazua

March 27, 2012

Percussion Instructor Theresa Dimond stated in her workshop titled "So You Want To Study at a Four Year Music School-The Audition" that Julliard is considered the best music school in the United States, maybe the world Dimond handed out the actual audition application from Julliard to attendees of the workshop. She used it as an example of what music sc...

Radio host for “The Nonsense Hour,” Angel Alcala, working on the control board in the WPMD station on campus. Alcala started his show last semester to play music.

WPMD impacts lives on and off campus

March 16, 2012

Business major Raymond De La Torre said WPMD has had one of the biggest impacts on his life. He explains, “Before I arri...

Dance students in FA-55 practicing a modern dance piece for the Spring 2012 Dance Concert. Various dance pieces such as ballet, modern, commercial and world fusion will be performed at the event.

Spring Dance Concert soon to take place at Burnight Center

March 11, 2012

From ballet to world fusion, dance students will be performing at the spring dance concert on March 22 to March 24 at the Bu...

Theatre Department hosts Burnies award show at Studio Theatre

Rosaura Montes and Rosaura Montes

March 6, 2012

"It caught me off guard; I was not expecting to win an award because I didn't win for any of my [four nominations]." Theatre arts major Emmanuel Plascencia commented about his previous win of a Bernie award for Outstanding Performance Student. This award included $500 or a chance to go to Shakespeare Camp; Plascencia accepted the money. "It doe...

Faculty impresses in Gala

Wilmer Vargas and Wilmer Vargas

March 6, 2012

Sunday afternoon at the Burnight Theater Cerritos College played host to the semesterly Faculty Gala. A musical event featuring an eclectic ensemble of talents composed of your Cerritos College's music department faculty. Over 10 different professors representing their individual musical disciplines were present at the event to individually and collectively...

Cerritos College students show off their talents at the Applied Music spring recitals

Rosaura Montes and Rosaura Montes

February 27, 2012

Flute player Joel Tercero, who is a music and business major, from the Applied Music program learned and memorized the solo flute piece of “Fantasia in G Major” by George Philipp Telemann in three weeks. This solo piece was recited by a Tercero at BC-51 at the first day of recitals for the Music Applied program and was played with quick breat...

Professional actors grace the stage in The Rimers of Eldritch

Lucia Sarabia and Lucia Sarabia

February 20, 2012

Cerritos College alumni, actor Alejandro Patino and actress Doreen Wiley, were invited to reunite to play big roles in the presentation of “The Rimers of Eldritch,” directed by Janet Miller. Having Patino and Wiley as part of the play is different than other plays at Cerritos because both of them play professional roles in the world of the...

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