Student Jazz class concerts this Wed. 11/13 & Thurs. 11/14 @ 12:30 in SL 101

CPCC’s own jazz ensemble classes will present their concerts this week, directed by Dr. Matt.

Wednesday @ 12:30 p.m. — JAZZ IMPROV

Thursday @ 12:30 p.m. — BIG BAND JAZZ

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Faculty lecture recital: Janelle Davis & Sung Lee – Thurs. Nov. 7 @ 12:30 p.m. in SL 101

Come and meet our new Early Music and Baroque ensemble faculty members — Janelle Davis and Sung Lee, performing on baroque violin and oboe — with special guests, Matthew Files on gamba and cello and Steve Hilton at the harpsichord.

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“Stage Fright” — faculty panel Thurs. 10/31 @ 12:30 p.m. in SL 101

At the next faculty panel (on Halloween, no less!!) we will discuss strategies for dealing with performance anxiety, sometimes called “stage fright.”   This is an issue for many musicians, so be sure to come with your questions and learn some valuable tips from seasoned performers.

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Ron Brendle Quartet to perform Thurs. 10/24 @ 12:30 p.m. in SL 101

Ron Brendle

Charlotte’s own award-winning bass player, Ron Brendle, will bring his jazz quartet to CPCC in the Bryant Recital Hall (Sloan 101) this Thursday, Oct. 24 @ 12:30 p.m.

Read more about Ron and his group:

http://www.ronbrendle.com/index.html

 

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Bechtler Ensemble — Thurs. Oct. 17 @ 12:30 p.m. Tate Hall

The Bechtler Ensemble will return for another fine chamber music performance!    This concert will feature cello & guitar and will highlight the talents of our own faculty members, Bob Teixeira and Tanja Bechtler.

 

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Student mid-term recitals — Tues., 10/8 and Thurs. 10/10 @ 12:30 p.m. in SL 101

There will be lots of variety from our music students as they present their first recital of the fall semester —  singers, pianists, guitarists, trumpets, clarinets and more!

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Mahari Freeman in recital, Thurs., October 3rd @ 12:30 p.m. in Tate Hall

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Come and welcome our newest vocal faculty member, Mahari Freeman, in her CPCC debut recital on Thursday, October 3, @ 12:30 p.m. in Tate Hall.   The concert is free and open to all.

Check out this link for more info on Mahari.

Mahari Freeman bio

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Mike Strauss Trio

The one-and-only Mike Strauss and his fine band will be here on Thursday, September 26 @ 12:30 p.m. in the Bryant Recital Hall, SL 101.   Our very own jazz professor, Matt Postle, will be sitting in on a few of the tunes.

For an overview of Mike’s work, check out this link:

https://www.mikestraussband.com/

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Faculty Panel – Practice your Practicing Skills!

The ability to practice efficiently and reap the rewards for your hard work requires a lot of self-reflection and analysis.   Come join the CPCC music faculty and learn some interesting and worthwhile tips to consider for your own practice journey!

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Bechtler Ensemble to open the Fall 12:30 concert season @ CPCC

The Bechtler Ensemble will be featured in a chamber music concert on Thursday, September 5 @ 12:30 p.m. in Tate Hall, Overcash, on the CPCC central campus.   It is free and open to the public.

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