Hello CPCC Community!

This Saturday, May 25, the CPCC Jazz Ensemble and CPCC Big Band will be performing at The Spoke Easy (1530 Elizabeth Ave #100, Charlotte, NC 28204) from 1pm-3pm.  If you missed out on our ‘Two Days of Jazz’ in April, now is your chance to come out and support two of our fantastic student ensembles. We will as well have two special guest artists, Fred Dunlap (drums) and Troy Conn (guitar), performing alongside the students. We hope you will join us!

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Final week of concerts is here!

The final week of concerts for Spring 2019 is here!   Come and listen to a fine group of student musicians show what the recorder is capable of on Tuesday, 4/30 @ 7 p.m.

On Wednesday is the Baroque ensemble, which will include a diverse array of instruments including harpsichord and two cellos!

On Thursday, 5/2 our music students will wrap up the season with a recital featuring a great variety of instruments and voices.

T  Apr 30                                   7 p.m. Tate Hall                        Recorder Ensemble

W  May 1                                   7:30 p.m. Tate Hall                  Baroque Ensemble

Th  May 2                                 12:30 p.m. Bryant Hall            Applied Student Recital II

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Connor Janusz, student guitar recital, Mon., 4/29 @ 12:30 p.m. in Tate Hall

Guitarist and CPCC music student, Connor Janusz, will present a solo guitar recital next Monday, April 29 @ 12:30 p.m. in Tate Hall.    We are so proud of his hard work.   Please come and support him and enjoy the concert!

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Two Days of Jazz, Tues., 4/23 & Wed., 4/24

Two days of jazz features the students in the CPCC Music Department Jazz Improvisation and Jazz Big Band classes in performance under the direction of Matt Postle. Both concerts will be in Bryant Hall (Sloan 101) at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23 & Wednesday, April 24.

Admission is free


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L’Académie du Roi Soleil – Thurs., 4/25 @ 12:30 p.m. in Tate Hall

L’Académie du Roi Soleil, an early music ensemble, will present a concert on Thursday, 4/25 @ 12:30 p.m. in Tate Hall.  Admission is free and there is free parking available in Deck #4 on the central campus.

For more information about L’Academie du Roi Soleil click on https://www.lacademieduroisoleil.com/new-page


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Music Majors accepted to transfer to UNCC, Queens & UNCG

We had four students from the CPCC Music Department audition for transfer to the following universities:  UNCC, UNCG and Queens University — Isaac Chandler, Tang Hsieh, Tou Xiong, and Wanyi Qiu.  All were accepted as performance majors.  Wanyi will double-major in music and nursing.

Congratulations to all.

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SENSORIA — a feast for the senses

F-Su  Apr 5- Apr 14                                          SENSORIA

Apr 8                                  11:30 p.m.  Halton Theater     Dialogues with Dr. D            Join our college President, Dr. Kandi Deitemeyer, in a conversation about leadership. Dr. Deitemeyer will be interviewed by two of our own students on the Halton stage, and she’ll take your questions from the audience!

Apr 8                                  1:30 p.m. Tate Hall                    CPCC Chorus Concert

CPCC Chorus

W  Apr 10                                12:30 p.m. Tate Hall                 CPCC Early Music Consort

Take a trip back in time with the CPCC Early Music Ensemble as they play music from the Middle Ages and Renaissance on instruments such as the viola da gamba, recorder, shawm, and hurdy-gurdy as they recreate the sounds of another time.

W  Apr 10                                 7:30 p.m.  Halton Theater      Les Noces by Igor Stravinsky

Th  Apr 11                                12:30 p.m. Bryant Hall             Applied Student Recital I

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Pamela Z! Wed., 3/27 @12:30 in Halton Theater

Pamela Z is a composer/performer and media artist who works primarily with voice, live electronic processing, sampled sound, and video…a multi-media extravaganza! 

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“Bel Canto and Can Belto”  A Concert of Great Singing!

Dawn Anthony singing with jazz trio

Dawn Anthony

Friday, March 22nd @ 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 24th @ 2:30 p.m. in Halton Theater – Overcash.  CPCC students free with Student ID card.  All others may purchase tickets or call the Box Office at 704-330-6534.


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Bechtler Ensemble to perform on Thursday, 3/21 @ 12:30 in Tate Hall


The Bechtler Ensemble will be featured in a chamber music concert on Thursday, Mar. 21 @ 12:30 in Tate Hall, Overcash, on the CPCC central campus.   It is free and open to the public.

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