Welcome to 2020 and a new semester of events!

As we begin a new decade and a new semester, please check this site often — under the “CPCC MUSIC PERFORMANCE” drop-down menu and click on the “Concerts and Events” tab to stay updated on all our events and activities in the Music Department.


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Final week of concerts!

There are two concert opportunities for everyone this final week of the semester:

Monday, Dec. 2 @ 1:30 p.m. in Tate Hall (2nd floor of Overcash) — the CPCC Chorus will present a holiday-themed concert with special guests, Daniel Cornejo, cello and Christine Leimer, harp.

Tuesday, Dec. 3 @ 12:30 p.m. in Sloan 101 — the final applied student recital.   There will be lots of variety:  guitars, piano, singing, winds and brass.


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Only two more opportunities left to attend the opera!

There are two opportunities remaining to attend the opera extravaganza, Orpheus & Eurydice!  There will be singers, a live orchestra, dancers and aerial artists, lovely costumes, scenery and more!

Saturday, Nov. 23 @ 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 24 @ 2:30 p.m.

Halton Theater.   Free to CPCC students with a student ID.

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CPCC Class Music Recital — Thurs. 11/21 @ 12:30 p.m. in SL 101

Come spend a relaxing lunch hour listening to the class music recital today at 12:30 p.m. in SL 101.

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Early Music @ CPCC, Wed. Nov. 20 @ 12:30 p.m. in Tate Hall

Early Music @ CPCC will present a concert featuring an incredible variety of instruments not typically seen in the concert hall:  viols, recorders, harps, shawms and more……come find out more about these fascinating instruments.  If you stay afterwards, you may get to try one yourself!

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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:



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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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