Music - Concert Band, Concert Choir, Ensembles
RCTC Music includes Band, Choir, and our show choir, the Aires. The band, choir, and Aires perform several concerts on and off campus each year. Director: Chuck Blattner, Chuck.Blattner@rctc.edu, 285-7576. RCTC Music also offers a variety of music classes for degree and non-degree seeking students alike. We also offer classes in Music Technology with state of the art music studios. To view classes, degree and program options, click on the following link. http://www.rctc.edu/program/music/
2016-2017 Upcoming Music Events for Spring Semester:
Featuring the RCTC Concert Band, Concert Choir, Jazz Combo and World Drum Ensemble!
Wednesday, March 1
Join us at our Winter Concert and enjoy a night of great music. You'll hear beautiful melodies from the Concert Band and Concert Choir, sprited jazz tunes from the Jazz Combo and the energetic, driving rhythms of the World Drum Ensemble! It's a show guaranteed to chase away the winter time blues!
Tickets: 6.00 each. CASH OR CHECK ONLY PLEASE
Get your tickets in advance or at the door. Seating begins 30 minutes prior to show time.
BOX OFFICE: 507-285-7200
New Hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30am--4:30pm
WORLD DRUM ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE:
The RCTC World Drum Ensemble brings its dynamic and explosive sounds along with the driving rhythms of our percussion repertoire to the Hill Theater for the Fall Semester Concert. Tuesday, December 6, 4:00pm. Free Admission.
Pieces include a Traditional Ghanaian (West Africa) Bell Processional and Donno (Talking Drum) piece, 3 Brazilian sacred songs from Umbande sung in Portuguese accompanied by atabaque (conga) drums and bell, always a feature of our shows is a smoking hot set of Brazilian Sambas culminating with a finale of Samba Reggae from Bahia (Northeastern Brazil). We look forward to seeing you there!
MUSIC CREATIVITY STUDENT RECITAL:
You are cordially invited to attend the "Creativity and New MediaConcert"
Monday, December 12th at 4:00 in the 3rd floor College Center Cafeteria (one floor above Hill Theatre).
The concert features original music, video, and lights compositions by students from the Electronic Music I and II classes, and the Music, Video, Lights-2 class. The event is open and free to the public. Hope to see you there.
If you are a student who is interested in joining any of the performing ensembles such as Band, Choir or Aires, see director Chuck Blattner. You may contact him by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or voice mail: 507-285-7576. His office is located on the 1st floor in the College Center Building, Room #CC112.