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Holiday Concert at SCC

Back row, left to right: Zachary Russell, Eddie Feldt, Zach Diasio, Jeremy Wingard, Dillon Corral, and Justin Wallace. Front row, left to right: Hannah Key, Madison Grandolfo, Audrey Hanna, Choir Director Jennifer Thomas, Mary Alice Farina, Grace Gualteros, and Meagen Pigg.

The Sandhills Community College Music Department’s annual Holiday Concert will be on Sunday, December 9 at 4 pm. Due to the remodeling of Owens Auditorium, the concert will be held in the Bradshaw Activities Center on the O’Neal School campus this year. The show will feature the talents of the SCC Choir, faculty and student instrumentalists, vocalists, and guest musicians.

The SCC Choir, led by Jennifer Thomas, will perform a variety of Christmas music including carols from around the world as well as familiar songs and carols. The Choir will also perform several works by composers Eric Whitacre and Dan Forrest, accompanied by string quartet and percussion. Rounding out the repertoire will be a rousing version of “All I Want for Christmas” featuring soloists Ashley Dunn and Jeremy Wingard. In addition to the Choir, student performers will include guitarist Cooper Marona and duo pianists Josef Francis and Grace Gualteros. A string quartet with violinists Zoe Polley and Zachary Russell, violist Justin Wallace and music faulty Eric Kopecky on cello will perform as well.

Music Education at SCC

The SCC Music Department offers an Associate’s degree in Fine Arts in Music. This degree, giving a foundation in music theory, music history, and applied music performance skills, is designed to prepare students for transfer to a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program at a senior college or university.

Curriculum music classes can be taken by students interested in a degree or by those who wish to take classes for personal enrichment. The college offers music appreciation, fundamentals, music history, theory, chorus, band, jazz, orchestra, ensemble and many performance classes.

Contact Ryan Book at (910) 695-3828 or booka@sandhills.edu for questions about the college’s Fine Arts programs in Music and Visual Arts.

 

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