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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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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