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Peach Pit: The Sound of the So-Cal… From Vancouver

Peach Pit: The Sound of the So-Cal… From Vancouver
Experiencing a dry spell in music? Indie rock group Peach Pit proves to be a refreshing find.
May 23, 2020

It's May and summer is on the horizon for Grossmont students. With that comes the anticipation of letting go of school for a couple of months and enjoying all the opportunities that June, July, and August...

All That Jazz

All That Jazz
American music contributes its roots to European folk, African, Moorish and Native American music, combined together to produce distinct genres and styles including Jazz
December 29, 2019

Jazz can be defined as a specific American music style that originated from ragtime and blues to influence later genres, e.g. swing, pop and rock.  This sophisticated style is characterized by driving...

Classical Guitar Magic

Classical Guitar Magic
December 4, 2019

The Grossmont Guitar Ensemble gathered Nov. 17 for the first concert of the semester to present a program of varied musical compositions from Baroque to pop and rock. It was delightful to observe professor...

Grossmont Finds a New Sound

Grossmont Finds a New Sound
Including styles of Indian, Persian, Arabic and Flamenco music, The Middle Eastern Ensemble is ready to show Grossmont what it’s all about.
September 20, 2019

This semester, Grossmont College introduces The Middle East Ensemble, a community ensemble specializing in music from the large geographical area of the Middle East. Adjunct Professor Farhad Bahrami was...

Rumble

Rumble
Documentary highlights the significance of Native music in modern rock.
May 10, 2019

Cross-Cultural Studies and the Music Department presented the documentary “RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked The World” on April 25. The film illustrated the influence of Native Americans in popular music...

The Cuyamaca Coyote Music Festival

The Cuyamaca Coyote Music Festival
April 11, 2019

This student-run event is sure to bring fun and creativity to the community.   Not a Coachella-type of person or you just couldn’t make it last year? Well, you don’t have to feel like you’re...

Booth Boys Rock Grossmont

December 3, 2012

Doug and Cody Booth are a unique father and son combination. Not only are both connected to Grossmont, they are also both musicians. Doug is a tall bald man with a goatee and carries a sense of calm...

Hundred Caliber Rocks San Diego

October 12, 2012

Hundred Caliber is an energetic local up and coming rock band that originates from Lakeside, CA. Three of its members, Bradley “Havoc” Craighead Derek “Wrek” Altringer, and Nick “Nikki...

The Planets: A Multi-media Concert

September 21, 2012

PRESS RELEASE-September 20, 2012 GROSSMONT COLLEGE-EL CAJON, CA The Grossmont Symphony Orchestra & Master Chorale under the direction of Dr. Randall Tweed, will present their second concert of...

Gala set April 28 for Friends of Music

April 20, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)-- Friends of Music will host its second annual Friends of Music Gala fundraiser to benefit the Grossmont College Symphony and Master Chorale from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on Saturday,...

Benedetti & daughters wows ’em in Lakeside

March 16, 2012

LAKESIDE -- The Benedetti Trio performed elegantly and inspiringly at the Lakeside Presbyterian Church on March 13th as part of the church’s concert series. The Benedetti Trio is composed of...

Symphony, chorale to highlight music of Azerbaijan March 10

February 25, 2012

SAN DIEGO (Press Release)--The Grossmont Symphony Orchestra and Master Chorale will be celebrating the rich musical heritage of Azerbaijan in a performance on Saturday, March 10 at 8 p.m. at the Birch...

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