Do you play a musical instrument? Have you always wanted to? The CC Music Department offers private lessons on piano, guitar, voice, and all orchestral and band instruments as well as group piano, guitar, and voice. Registration is now open and will continue until the end of week 2 of Block 1. New and returning students are invited to come to Packard 116 for more information and to sign up now! Office hours are 8:30-4:30, M-F.

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Auditions for the CC Chamber Chorus will be held on August 31 and September 1, by appointment. Come by Packard Hall Room 136 to sign up!
This select group of 24-32 voices performs repertoire that includes works from the Middle Ages to the present day, both a cappella and with instruments. Performance opportunities vary each semester, to include full-length independent concerts and combined projects with other ensembles. The 2017-2018 Schedule will be available at the time of the auditions.
Rehearsals are Tuesdays 4:00-5:30 on the Packard Hall Stage AND two Mondays each Block 4:00-5:30 in the CAC Flex Room. (Monday scheduling has some flexibility for the individual singer.) Extra rehearsals scheduled as needed in concert weeks. The first rehearsal is Tuesday, September 5.
QUESTIONS? Email Deborah Teske dteske@coloradocollege.edu

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The Colorado College Choir, under the direction of Deborah Teske, is composed of students, faculty, staff and members of the community. The choir presents concerts each year with orchestra in Shove Chapel. For the 2017-2018 academic year, the choir will be offered first semester only. The Choir’s goals are the study and polished performance of works from the great choral/orchestral literature, as well as occasional unaccompanied works, and representing as wide an historical range as possible.

Rehearsals are Monday afternoons 4:00-5:30 in the Cornerstone Arts Center Flex Room.
First Rehearsal for 2017- Monday, August 28
In each concert week, additional rehearsals with orchestra are called from 7:30-10:00 p.m.

Everyone is welcome and no audition is required. Join by purchasing the music in the bookstore and attending a rehearsal. Membership closes on the fourth Monday of Block 1. QUESTIONS? Email Deborah Teske dteske@coloradocollege.edu

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The Butler Center welcomes all new and returning international students to join us for a Welcome (Back) Reception!

Wednesday, August 30th from 4:30pm-6:00pm on 2nd Floor of Worner.

Enjoy light refreshments and desserts, plus meet members of The Butler Center and the International Student Initiatives Committee, as well as learn about opportunities to get involved.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Rebecca Barnes, assistant professor in Colorado College’s Environmental Program, is one of six co-principal investigators on a four-year, $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation that aims to increase the participation and advancement of women in academic science and engineering careers. Read about it in Stories on the CC homepage.

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Keep the music in your life! Auditions for string, wind and percussion players will be Friday, September 1. Sign up sheet is posted next to the Music Library door, lower level of Packard Hall. Please bring a short excerpt that demonstrates your level, and you’ll be asked to sight read. Orchestra meets every Monday evening of the semester. It’s the most fun you can have with a musical instrument! Questions? Ask Dan Brink, X6551 or dbrink@coloradocollege.edu
DO IT!

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The CC Chamber Chorus is a 24-32 member auditioned choir open to students by audition. Interested in joining? Attend an open rehearsal on Tuesday, August 29 at 4:00 p.m. on the Packard Hall Stage to learn more and to sign up for an audition time. Auditions will be held on Thursday, August 31 and Friday, Sept 1. Can’t attend the open rehearsal? That’s ok! You can still audition. The sign-up list is on the door of Packard room 136. No prepared piece required, although if you have one please bring it. The audition will also include sight reading and a test of your vocal range. Questions? Email dteske@coloradocollege.edu

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Want to up your game for the acapella auditions? Get your speaking voice ready for a play?? Got the songwriter part down, but not the singer??? Your friends keep interrupting your showers to get you stop singing????

We can help! Come on over to Packard 116 and talk to us in the Music Dept. If you’re ready to go – sign up for voice lessons! Unsure? Want a low-risk option? Sign up for voice class!

Questions: Dan Fosha, x6550, Packard 105,
daniel.fosha@coloradocollege.edu

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