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Archive of Past Musical Performances


Fall Quarter 2017

Student Recital

Featuring: Opera and voice classes perform a quarterly recital to showcase their vocal skills

Symphonic Band Concert: Seconds, please

Featuring: Second Essay for Symphonic Band, Hill Song No. 2, and Symphony No. 2

Choir Concert: Yuletide Treasures

Featuring: Choral versions of classic and modern rock, with music from Queen, The Beatles, Adele, Sia, Elton John and more!

Jazz Ensemble Concert: Fall Concert

Featuring: An evening of jazz band music inspired by Latin America, Cuba, Brazil and Colombia.


Spring Quarter 2017

Student Recital, "A Grand Night for Singing"

Featuring: Opera and voice classes perform a quarterly recital to showcase their vocal skills

Symphonic Band Concert: "Noah's Ark"

Featuring: Oceanic music by Bert Appermont, Eric Whitacre, Johan de Meij, Robert Russell Bennet, and Anthony Iannacone.

Choir Concert: "LCC Choirs Rock!"

Featuring: Choral versions of classic and modern rock, with music from Queen, The Beatles, Adele, Sia, Elton John and more!

Jazz Ensemble Concert: Spring Concert

Featuring: An evening of inspiring jazz band music.


Winter Quarter 2017

Student Recital: An Evening of Art Song

Featuring: Art Songs and Arias by Mozart, Schumann, Wagner, Faure, Scarlatti and many more.

Symphonic Band Concert: Europa

Featuring: Suite Francaise by Darius Milhaud, Celtic Hymns and Dances by Eric Ewazen, Fantasia in G Major by J. S. Bach, and Adagio for Wind Symphony by Joaquin Rodrigo.

Choir Concert: There is Sweet Music Here

Featuring: Songs celebrating great poets with special guests Mark Morris Choir under the direction of Billy Buhl.

Jazz Ensemble Concert: Winter Concert

Featuring: The Kelso High School Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Daniel Hartley and special guest vocalists.


Fall Quarter 2016

Opera Gala: A Night at the Opera

Featuring: A diverse collection of music, ranging from art songs and arias to musical theatre.

Symphonic Band Concert: The West

Featuring: Saxophone soloist and LCC music faculty Dr. Sean Fredenburg performed "Fireworks" by Aleksander Sternfeld-Dunn, and "Catch Me if you Can," by John Williams. The program featured "Music for the Royal Fireworks" by G. F. Handel.

Choir Concert: A Dickens' Carol

Featuring: Songs from the heartwarming classic, weaving music into the story of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.

Jazz Ensemble Concert: Fall Concert

Featuring: The LCC music program presented an evening of inspiring jazz band music performed by students.


Spring Quarter 2016

Voice Recital: A Grand Night for Singing

Featuring: A diverse collection of music, ranging from art songs and arias to musical theatre.

Symphonic Band Concert: The West

Featuring: Great Western film scores (like Silverado and The Cowboys), Aaron Copland's Billy the Kid, and artistic repertoire for band with western ties.

Choir Concert: Once Upon A Dream

Featuring: Songs from Into the Woods, Les Miserables, Newsies, Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, Jekyll & Hyde, Man of La Mancha and so many more

Jazz Ensemble Concert: Spring Concert

Featuring: New York City Artist Loren Stillman, playing the music of Alan Ferber, Horace Silver, Dave Glenn, Charles Mingus.


Winter Quarter 2016

Jazz Ensemble Concert: Winter Concert

Featuring: Special guest vocalists, Director, Ryan Meagher

Symphonic Band Concert: Firebird

Featuring: Special guest, soloist Ryan Schultz, principal tuba, Pacific Northwest Ballet

Choir Concert: A Little Night Music

Featuring: Traditional favorites by Brahms, Schumann, Offenbach, as well as some contemporary classics by Samuel Barber, Cole Porter, Andrew Lloyd Webber

Opera Gala: An Evening of Art Song

Featuring: Songs by Schubert, Debussy, Faure, Schumann, Barber and many more great works.


Fall Quarter 2015

Jazz Ensemble Concert: Fall Concert

Symphonic Band Concert: Africa

Featuring: Foday Musa Suso, world famous musician-historian from The Gambia.

Choir Concert: Let it Snow

Opera Gala: A Night at the Opera

With a diverse collection of operatic arias, art songs, and even some pop opera.


Spring Quarter 2015

Jazz Ensemble Concert: Spring Concert

Symphonic Band Concert: A Tribute to Veterans

Featuring: Kamen Band of Brothers, Barber Commando March, Smith Mekong & more.

Choir Concert: The Golden Age of Musicals

Opera Gala: A Night at the Opera

Including songs from Norma, Mignon, Rinaldo, The Ballad of Baby Doe, and many more great operatic masterpieces.


Winter Quarter 2015

Choir Concert: Bright Lights Big City: Carnegie Hall Trip Fundraiser

Performing a collection of music, from any genre, that has been performed in Carnegie Hall at some point in history.

Opera Gala

Symphonic Band Concert

Jazz Band Concert: Winter Concert 

Featuring internationally known guest artists saxophonist/vocalist Bob Mover & pianist George Colligan.

Choir Concert


Fall Quarter 2014

Symphonic Band Concert: Scenes from the Louvre 

Dr. Rob Davis and the Lower Columbia College Symphonic Band present Scenes from the Louvre with Soloist Dr. Jason Bergman, Trumpet Faculty, University of Southern Mississippi.

Jazz Ensemble Concert: Fall Concert 

Director David Valdez and the Lower Columbia Jazz Ensemble present guest artists Jasnam Daya Singh on piano and Thomas Barber on trumpet.

Choir Concert: Carols from Around the World 

Gina Challed and the Lower Columbia Concert Choir present traditional carols in Italian, German, Czech, Latvian, Russian, Chinese, Spanish, Latin and English.

Opera Gala: A Night at the Opera

Hanson Memorial Concert: Pianist Dr. Kenn Willson: Encounters with Bach 

Lower Columbia College is pleased to welcome back Pianist Dr. Kenn WillsonThis concert generously funded by the Ken and Pat Hanson Endowment, from the estate of LCC alumni Ken and Pat Hanson to support college music programs.


Spring Quarter 2014

Symphonic Band Concert: Patchwork

Featuring guest soloist, Brett EE Paschal.

Jazz Band Concert: Spring Concert

directed by David Valdez, with guest artist, NYC saxophonist Kenny Brooks.

Choir Concert: Disney Throughout the Years

featuring music from Mary Poppins, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, The Jungle Book, Lion King, and more. With special guests, Carrolls Elementary School Choir singing selections from The Little Mermaid. Donations accepted at the door towards the LCC Choirs' Carnegie Hall trip in Spring 2015.

Opera Gala: A Night at the Opera

an entirely English Opera Concert featuring the music of Strauss, Mechem and Gilbert and Sullivan. Donations accepted at the door towards the LCC Choirs' Carnegie Hall trip in Spring 2015.


Winter Quarter 2014

Symphonic Band Concert: Lord of the Rings 

Symphonic Band Conductor Dr. Rob Davis presents Johan de Meij Symphone No. 1, The Lord of the Rings.

Jazz Ensemble: The Music of Frank Sinatra and Nelson Riddle

Jazz Ensemble Director David Valdez presents the music of Frank Sinatra and Nelson Riddle, featuring guest vocalist Jeff Baker and the LCC Show Choir.

Choir Concert: Cathedral Classics 

Choir Director Gina Challed directs choral music masterpieces by some of the greatest composers of all time: Bach, Mozart, Schubert, Vivaldi, and Rossini.

Opera Concert: A Night at the Opera

 with works from The Magic Flute, Cosi Fan Tutte, Hansel and Gretel, and many more beloved opera arias and duets


Fall Quarter 2013

Jazz Band Concert: An Evening of Classic and Modern Big Band Music

Featuring guest artist Dan Gaynor, with the Mark Morris High School Big Band; Jazz Director, David Valdez. | Concert Program

Opera Gala: A Night at the Opera 

Songs from Turandot, Don Giovanni, Hansel and Gretel,The Tales of Hoffmann, Lakme and more! | Concert Program

Hanson Memorial Concert: Pianist Dr. Kenn Willson: Encounters with Beethoven 

not a typical academic piano recital, but an encounter that included pictures, narration, movie clips, humor, and more. This concert generously funded by the Ken and Pat Hanson Endowment, from the estate of LCC alumni Ken and Pat Hanson to support college music programs.

Symphonic Band Concert: Ghost Train  

 Concert Program

Choir Concert: Ringing in the Holidays

With favorite holiday carols:Carol of the Bells, Bells are Ringing, Sleigh Bells and even Edgar Allan Poe'sThe Bells, not to mention a bell choir


Spring Quarter 2013

Opera Concert: Night at the Opera 

News Story: 

Singing the praises of LCC's free opera night
The Daily News | June 20, 2013

Symphonic Band Concert: Angels in the Architecture

Concert Program

Jazz Band Concert: Jazz Night  

Concert Program

Choir Concert: Let's Go to the Movies  

Concert Program

Spring Concert Season: Eastern Washington University Music Faculty

EWU Choir with Dr. Randel Wagner and LCC Choirs, directed by Gina Osborn

Jazz Faculty Trio with Dr. Michael Waldrop, Scott Steed, and Brian Ward

An evening celebration of LCC's new University Center partnership with EWU featuring the Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band with Patrick Winters and Phil Doyle

EWU Composers Forum with Dr. Jonathan Middleton and Ben Robertson and finished with EWU Faculty Woodwind Trio and guests with Daniel Cotter, Bethany Schoeff and Dr. Lynne Feller-Marshall

News Story:

Lower Columbia College to offer online bachelor's program via EWU
The Daily NewsFebruary 27, 2013


Winter Quarter 2013

Symphonic Band Concert: SeaScapes 

A musical exploration of the deep blue | Concert Program

Jazz Band Concert: Jazz Night

Concert Program

Choir Concert: The Rhythm of Life

Concert Program

Opera Concert: Opera Night 

Concert Program


 Fall Quarter 2012

Choir Concert: A Hometown Holiday Celebration

Presented by: LCC Choirs with special guests. | Concert Program

Jazz Concert: Jazz Night

With special guest: R. A. Long High School Jazz Band. Including classic tunes from jazz greats such as Benny Goodman, Harry James and Chick Corea. | Concert Program

Symphonic Band Concert: Bandances: Dance Music from Around the World 

Concert Program

Opera Concert: A Night at the Opera

With songs from: Don Giovanni, Rigoletto, The Magic Flute, Lakme and more! | Concert Program

Hanson Memorial Concert: Water Songs In Life, Love, and Legends

Northwest native Charlotte Pistor performed favorite and rare art songs from Austria, Germany, France, Great Britain, and the United States, accompanied by Dr. Alexandre Dossin, associate professor of piano at the University of Oregon on the Bosendorfer Imperial Grand piano. | Concert Program

News Release: 

International Soprano and Pianist to Perform at LCC
College Relations | August 13, 2012

News Stories:

Charlotte Pistor and Alexandre Dossin chat about their recording project
Oregon Music News | September 3, 2012

Musical duo to flood Wollenberg Auditorium with songs about water
The Daily News | September 6, 2012


Spring Quarter 2012

Choir Concert: That's Entertainment!

Debut of the LCC Show Choir with great songs from musicals throughout the century, including music by Irving Berlin, Richard Rodgers, George and Ira Gershwin and Queen; and songs from The Sound of Music, Porgy and Bess, Showboat, and Chicago. | Concert Program

Jazz Band Concert: Jazz Night  

With Guest Kelso High School Jazz Band directed by Craig Gustafson. Featuring music from Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Neal Hefti, Sammy Nestico, and Earle Hagen. | Concert Program

Symphonic Band Concert: Somewhere, Over the Rainbow

featuring Guest Harp Soloist Madeline Wood. | Concert Program 

News Story: 

LCC's Young Artist concert to feature unique sounds of classical harp
The Daily News | May 30, 2012

Hanson Memorial Concert: Tom Grant Band featuring Shelly Rudolph

An unforgettable evening of smooth jazz by this Northwest native and master pianist, songwriter and singer.

News Story:

Recording artist Tom Grant will jazz it up during Longview visit.
The Daily News | April 26, 2012


Winter Quarter 2012

Symphonic Band Concert: A Suite Night of Music

featuring trumpet soloist John Swecker. | Concert Program

News Story:

Two additional jazz concerts upcoming.
The Daily News | March 7, 2012

Jazz Band Concert: Jazz Night

With special guests Castle Rock High School Jazz Band directed by Joe Boertmann. | Concert Program

News Story:

LCC Jazz Band set to swing into spring.
The Daily NewsMarch 7, 2012

Choir Concert: Love Songs from Across the Centuries

With the music of Beethoven, Britten, Brahms and more. | Concert Program


Fall Quarter 2011

News Story:

New directors and community musicals coming to local stages this season
The Daily News | October 5, 2011

Choir Concert

Hometown Holiday with LCC Choirs, R.A. Long Choir and special guests. | Concert Program

Jazz Band Concert: Jazz Night

With special guests R.A. Long Jazz Band, David Klander, Director. | Concert Program

Symphonic Band Concert: Holiday Portraits 

Concert Program 

News Story:

New director looks to keep LCC Symphonic Band energetic and accessible
The Daily News | November 23, 2011


Spring Quarter 2011

News Story:

LCC choral groups and bands to present free concerts
The Daily NewsJune 8, 2011

Concert Choir: That's Entertainment: A Musical Revue

The Columbia Community Choir, Do Wop Devils Jazz Choir and Bella Voce Concert Choir will perform favorites such as Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Someone to Watch over Me, St. Louis Blues, Misty, and Chim Chim Cheree. | Concert Program

Jazz Band Concert: Jazz Night

with special guests: Kelso High School Jazz Band, directed by Craig Gustafson. Mike Paul will play a flugelhorn solo on Blue by Bobby Shew, and Dennis Vargas will be featured pianist on Send in the Clowns. Concert Program

Symphonic Band Concert: Young Artist Concert

featuring Kelso High School student Larson Dick singing "L'Ultima Canzone" by Tosti. | Concert Program

Hanson Memorial Concert Premiere

Concert Performance by Italian Piano Master Gianluca Luisi. | Concert Program

News Story:

Piano master to display his skills at LCC
The Daily News | April 14, 2011

Piano Master Class with Maestro Gianluca Luisi for LCC students and other local advanced pianists.


Winter Quarter 2011

To Honor and Remember

Clark College Concert Choir under the direction of Clark College Choral Director April Duvic and Concert Band under the direction of Clark College Director of Bands, Richard Inouye. | Concert Program

This concert was made possible through the generosity of Lower Columbia College and The Daily News.

News Story:

Free concert to be held Monday at LCC (Clark College Concert Choir and Concert Band)
The Daily NewsMarch 16, 2011

Concert Choir: From an Unknown Past

With Lower Columbia College Concert Choirs, Gina Osborn, Director.

News Story:

LCC's new vocal instructor to direct first concert
The Daily NewsMarch 16, 2011

Jazz Band Concert: Jazz Night

with Lower Columbia College Jazz Ensemble, Kurt Harbaugh, Director, with special guests: The Mark Morris High School Jazz Band, John Swecker, Director. | Concert Program

Symphonic Band Concert: American Salute

With Lower Columbia College Symphonic Band, Kurt Harbaugh, Acting Director, featuring a farewell appearance by Guest Conductor Dr. Gary Nyberg, Symphonic Band Founder. | Concert Program


Fall Quarter 2010

Concert Choir: Traditions

With the R.A. Long Women's Ensemble and Mark Morris' After Hours Jazz Choir.

News Story:

Entertainment Briefs: LCC Concert Choir performs Tuesday
The Daily News | December 2, 2010

Jazz Band Concert: Jazz Night

with special guests R.A. Long Jazz Band, David Klander, Director, and Claire Ouellette, soloist. | Concert Program

Symphonic Band Concert: American Masters in Concert

Featuring Trumpet Soloist Brian McWhorter, University of Oregon School of Music this concert was cancelled due to weather conditions.

News Story:

Entertainment Brief: LCC band concert features trumpeter
The Daily NewsNovember 18, 2010


Spring Quarter 2010

Jazz Band Concert: Jazz Night

With LCC Jazz Band and Castle Rock High School Jazz Band.

Mark Morris High School Spring Concert

2-Year Junior College Choral Festival


Winter Quarter 2010

High School Band and Choral Contests

Southwest Washington Music Educators Association

Concert Choir

African American History in Song with special guests: R. A. Long Advanced Women's Ensemble and Mixed Ensemble. Varied program included African and African-American gospel and spiritual pieces: The Chariot Spiritual and Jordan's Angels. R. A. Long Program included Scarborough Fair, Danny Boy, Follow Me and other favorites.

Jazz Band Concert

The LCC Jazz Band played a dozen pieces, including Bebop 'N Georgia, Take the 'A' Train, Act Your Age and Blue Train. The Kelso High School Jazz Band chose from Orange Sherbert, Moon Over Cuba, Always and Forever, Freckle Face and Symphony in Riffs.

Symphonic Band Concert: Cinema Spectacular

Featuring clarinet soloist Don Nelson. Music from memorable films including: Batman, Out of Africa, The Magnificent Seven, The Godfather Saga, Il Postino, Sodom and Gomorrah and more!

News Story: 

In 'Cinema Spectacular,' LCC band plays music that made movies memorable.
The Daily News | March 10, 2010

High School Honor Band: 31st Annual Invitational

With guest conductor Professor James Smart from the University of Montana and guest appearance by the LCC Jazz Ensemble.

News Story: 

LCC set to host High School Honor Band
The Daily News | January 13, 2010


Fall Quarter 2009

Concert Choir: Concert Choir

Featuring Lumiatra from Portland's Beati Chorum. Directed by Tina Beveridge.

 

Symphonic Band Concert: Double-Anniversary Concert

Celebrating the Symphonic Band's 30th anniversary and LCC's 75th! Guest artist: Dr. Mark Babbitt, Faculty, Central Washington University, featured on T-Bone Concerto.

 

Jazz Band Concert: Jazz Night

Featuring LCC Jazz Band with special guests R.A. Long Jazz Band. Directed by Kurt Harbaugh and David Klander.


Spring Quarter 2009

Jazz Band and Community Choir Concert: Jazz Up The Night!

A concert by the Lower Columbia College Jazz Ensemble directed by Kurt Harbaugh, and Concert Choir and Jazz Choir directed by Korina Groff.

 

Symphonic Band Concert: Lincoln Portrait by Aaron Copland

Narrated by Joseph Green. Also featuring student audition winners, Erin Turner, French horn; Moriah Urseth, Soprano.

 

Winter Quarter 2009: Bosendorfer Artist Gianluca Luisi 

 

Choral Choir: Cowlitz County Voices

Faure Requiem performed by Columbian Choral Ensemble, LCC Community Choir, Mark Morris High School Choir and RA Long Mixed Ensemble.

Symphonic Band Concert

The Roaring Twenties directed by Gary Nyberg

 

Jazz Band Concert: Jazz Fever

Featuring LCC Jazz Band and Jazz Choir. Jazz from all genres, directed by Kurt Harbaugh and Korina Groff


Fall Quarter 2008

Jazz Band Concert: Fall Back Jazz

Directed by Kurt Harbaugh

Symphonic Band Concert: Old, New, Borrowed & Blue

With featured artist John Fresh on piano, directed by Gary Nyberg.

 

Madrigal and Concert Choir: Rose in Winter

Featuring LCC Madrigal & Concert Choir, A holiday celebration in Song, directed by Korina Groff

Symphonic Band Concert: SeaScapes

A musical exploration of the deep blue. | Concert Program

Jazz Band Concert: Jazz Night 

Concert Program

Choir Concert:The Rhythm of Life

Concert Program

Opera Concert: Opera Concert: Opera Night  

Concert Program


Contact Music Programs

  Gina Challed, Choral Director

 360.442.2681
 gchalled@lowercolumbia.edu

  Rob Davis, Chair of Performing & Visual Arts

  360.442.2680
  rdavis@lowercolumbia.edu

  Ryan Meagher, Jazz Ensemble Director

 rmeagher@lowercolumbia.edu

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