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Audra Nagby (middle) with her students, Alcantra (left) and Rodriguez (right) at the NATS ceremony

Spotlight on Grossmont’s Music Majors

Katie Donivan, Staff Writer May 31, 2022
The National Association of Teachers of Singing awarded two Grossmont voice students with special awards for their musical contributions to sacred music and diversity.
Weekend To Remember Coachella 2022

Weekend To Remember Coachella 2022

Katie Donivan, Staff Writer May 2, 2022

Alive, artful and astonishing: Coachella’s resurrection was a communal reception of good vibes and good music.  With headliners consisting of The Weeknd, Harry Styles and Billie Eilish, this year’s...

Celebrating Black Voices Through Music

Celebrating Black Voices Through Music

Katie Donivan, Staff Writer February 25, 2022

EL CAJON, CA- Black History Month recently passed here at Grossmont College, which was celebrated and honored with music by those whose voices have been historically marginalized. This was achieved through...

2021 Sees Red With (Taylor’s Version)

2021 Sees Red With (Taylor’s Version)

Makayla Hoppe, Deputy Editor November 14, 2021

Quarantine has spoken to Taylor Swift in ways that most people couldn’t even begin to fathom. She surprise-dropped “Folklore” in July 2020, which earned her a Grammy for “Album of the Year,”...

From @grossmont_college_dance on Instagram

Dancing Across the Screen

Kennedy Humphrey, Staff Writer May 13, 2021

Grossmont College’s very own dance department is about to make its debut this semester. The dance department is getting ready to hold their spring 2021 concert “Entrances and Exits.” The concert...

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

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

Donovan Holland, Staff Writer 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

Sandi Westrand, Senior Staff Writer 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

Sandi Westrand, Senior Writer 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

Sara Rott, Deputy Editor 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

Sandi Westrand, Staff Writer 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

Sara Rott, Staff Writer April 12, 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...

On-Air With The Scouts

On-Air With The Scouts

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief April 3, 2019

The Boy Scouts of Troop 339 from El Cajon graced the airwaves of Griffin Radio to earn merit badges in media communication. Forget about the classic film Good Morning Vietnam (although Robin Williams...

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