Vocal performance

Community Choir

Community Choir is the largest vocal ensemble on campus with approximately 30-40 members and is comprised of both outstanding community and student members from Longview area. This choir performs a wide variety of literature.

Auditions are required for all new members. Please see Auditions for more information or contact Choir Director Gina Challed (contact info. below).

All members perform a vital role in the choir and have opportunities to perform solos. Literature varies from traditional choral works to musical theatre.

Members perform in quarterly concerts with other LCC choirs. On occasion the choir performs with the Southwest Washington Symphony.


Concert Choir

LCC’s auditioned chamber ensemble comprised of anywhere from 15-30 students. The group performs literature ranging from Vivaldi to Queen.

Auditions are required for all new members. Please see Auditions for more information or contact Choir Director Gina Challed (contact info. below).

Members perform in quarterly concerts with other LCC choirs. Concerts feature a variety of genres from traditional to Broadway and pop .

On occasion the choir performs with the Southwest Washington Symphony. This choir also tours; most recently to Carnegie Hall in New York City, where members sang under the direction of Tim Sharp!


Bella Voce Choir

LCC’s premier auditioned a cappella octet, which is featured in every concert, and performs specialty events throughout the year.

Because this group is small, every singer plays a vital role. The focus is on a cappella repertoire and showmanship. Songs from a variety of genres–from traditional, to Broadway, to Pop–-are performed.

Members perform in quarterly concerts with other LCC choirs, and can also be seen in a variety of community events; particularly during the holidays.


Individual Voice Instruction

See Quarterly Class Schedule for list of available classes and times.

Students receive personally tailored instruction for the development of natural and efficient tone production, increased range, flexibility and control, and stage presence. Students also focus on variety of repertoire ranging from historical to contemporary, as well as diction in multiple languages.


Opera Workshops

See Quarterly Class Schedule for list of available classes and times.

Intermediate to advanced singers receive an opportunity to perform opera, operetta and musical theatre scenes while developing their singing, acting, and stage movement skills.

Students memorize and perform staged solos, duets, and small ensembles in a Variety of languages while interpreting and portraying the content of each piece.


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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