Performing Arts at CCBC

 
 
 

Music at CCBC

For information on the Music degree programs at CCBC or to inquire about taking lessons, contact a Music Coordinator:
For Catonsville, contact Rebecca Ocampo, 443-840-4014.
For Dundalk or Essex, contact Monica Otal, 443-840-1726.

CONCERTS
From classical to jazz, vocal and instrumental, concerts at CCBC offer every style and period of music. On the campuses and in the community, CCBC musicians bring you quality concerts year-round.

May 9 at 7:30 PM
CCBC Chamber Singers
CCBC Essex, Arts & Humanities Recital Hall
This Elite choral ensemble, under the direction of visiting adjunct instructor, Scott Frutchey, will present classical and contemporary choral repertoire for their Spring Choral Concert, including a medley from the Broadway smash hit Wicked.

May 11 at 12:20 PM
Jazz Plus
CCBC Essex, College Community Center, Upper Lobby
The Jazz Plus Ensemble, under the direction of CCBC faculty member Brian Comotto, will perform standard and original jazz and pop compositions.

May 12 at 7:30 PM
CCBC Electric Guitar Solo and Ensemble Recital
CCBC Essex, Arts & Humanities Recital Hall
Under the direction of CCBC faculty member Rob Winter, CCBC electric guitar students will present an evening of popular and jazz selections in solo and ensemble.

May 21 at 8:00 PM
An Evening of Big Band Jazz
CCBC Essex, College Community Center, Theatre
Under the direction of CCBC faculty member Ashton Fletcher, Powerhouse Ensemble will perform jazz standards and big band favorites.

MUSIC FORUMS
Weekly music forums feature professional musicians as well as students and faculty, and are free and open to the public. Music forums take place each Friday at 12:20pm in the Arts and Humanities Hall Recital Hall, at CCBC Essex, unless otherwise noted.

February 6
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore Student Jazz Ensemble

The UMES Student Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Brian Perez, presents a varied recital of jazz selections, followed by a performance/audition workshop and UMES information session.

February 13
UltraFaux

UtraFaux is a Gypsy Jazz ensemble that draws inspiration for its original music from legendary Manouche guitarist Django Reinhardt. Members include composer and guitarist Michael Joseph Harris, guitarists Sami Arefin and Nora Leighton, as well as upright bassist Eddie Hrybyk.

February 20
Guitar Workshop

CCBC music faculty members Rob Winter and Dan Lewis welcome students and community guitarists for a workshop exploring technique and performance in both classical and electric rock/pop/jazz guitar.

February 27
Student Recital

Students studying applied music at CCBC Essex will perform selections in a variety of musical styles.

March 6
CCBC Faculty Recital

The professional musicians of the CCBC Music faculty will present a diverse program of selections from classical to jazz, in solo and ensemble.

March 13
Thomas Pandolfi, Pianist
American pianist Thomas Pandolfini is an exciting virtuoso who is sought after by audiences worldwide, and is showered with superlatives by critics for his passionate artistry and amazing technique. Additonally, in the "Pops" genre, Pandolfi is considered a leading intepreter of the works of George Gershwin. His performance will be followed by a master class with CCBC Music students.

March 20
Ridley Chauvin, Vocal Master Class

Morgan State University voice teacher and baritone Ridley Chauvin has studied voice with some of the leading vocal pedagagues in the United States, and performs a wide range of repertoire from contemporary opera to Monteverdi. Dr. Chauvin will work with students on technique, language, diction and interpretation, as well as providing audition advice in this Vocal Master Class.

March 27
Pop Student Recital

Students studying applied music will present a concert of music in the popular style, including jazz and musical theatre.

April 17
Classical Student Recital

Students studying applied music at CCBC Essex will perform instrumental and vocal classical selections ranging from the Baroque era to modern times.

April 24
Flavio Sala, Guitar

Italian guitarist Flavio Sala has been captivating audiences with his expertise classical, Latin and pop music. Proclaimed the new "Paganini" of the guitar, he has garnered prizes at prestigious international guitar competitions and has performed with symphony orchestras around the world.

May 1
Musical Theatre Workshop

CCBC Voice faculty members Rebecca Ocampo and Christine Thomas-O'Meally share their expertise in musical theatre performance techniques with interested students and members of the community. Topics covered will include the "belt" versus the "legit" voice, selecting appropriate repertoire for auditions, and helpful audition techniques.

May 8
CCBC Chamber Singers

This elite choral ensemble, under the direction of visiting adjunct instructor Scott Frutchey, will present classical contemporary choral repertoire for their Spring Choral Concert, including a medley from the Broadway smash hit Wicked.

May 11 (Note date)
CCBC Jazz Plus Ensemble
The Jazz Plus Ensembe, under the direction of CCBC faculty member Brian Comotto, will perform standard and original jazz and pop compositions in this special Monday Music Forum.

May 15
Honors Recital

Specially selected Music students will perform and be honored, along with CCBC faculty members, at this festive final Music Forum of the season.

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Casual Concerts
All Casual Concerts are free and open to the public

CCBC Catonsville, Center for the Arts, Lounge
Wednesdays at 11:15 am (unless otherwise noted)

March 11
Thomas Pandolfi, Pianist

See Music Forum for March 13 for program description.

May 11
Instrumental Student Recital
CCBC Catonsville Music students will perform selections from diverse genres.

May 13 (Please note date)
Vocal/Choral Student Recital
CCBC Catonsville applied voice students will sing classical, popular and musical theatre selections, and the CCBC Choral Ensemble, under the direction of Andrew Dibble, will also perform.

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CCBC Dundalk, College Community Center, Student Lounge
Thursdays at 11:30 am (unless otherwise noted)

March 12
Thomas Pandolfi, pianist

See March 13 Music Forum for program description.

CCBC Box Office 443.840.ARTS (2787)

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