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‘The Jazz Kitchen’ fills Griffin Center with sweet music

February 10, 2012

-Staff Report- GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- The sounds of improvisational jazz filled Griffin Center on Thursday, Feb. 8, in a celebration of Black History Month which also saw the Griffin Grill offering such "soul food" dishes as rice and gumbo, corn bread and sweet potato pie. "The Jazz Kitchen" program...

Grossmont takes a Christmas concert on the road

December 12, 2011

SAN DIEGO (Press Release)-- Select musicians of the Grossmont Symphony Orchestra and Master Chorale will give a pair of Christmas-themed performances on Tuesday, Dec. 13, and Wednesday, Dec. 14, at churches in San Diego and in Lemon Grove. Featuring music of the Baroque masters, the 7:30 p.m. performances...

Grossmont Symphony and Chorale to give 2 Christmas concerts

December 2, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--A Baroque Christmas concert, including the music of Schütz, Corelli, Handel, Biber and Johann Sebastian Bach, will be performed by the Grossmont College Symphony Orchestra and Master Chorale on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at the All Saints Episcopal Church, 625 Pennsylvania Ave.,...

CxRis nervous before shows but alter ego takes over

December 1, 2011

Reported by Nicolle Fedor GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Audio major and young entrepreneur Chris Jansen is starting to create quite a buzz for himself both online and in the streets. At just 19 years old, Jansen, better known by his alter ego CxRis, has done over 20 live performances and has over 400 fan...

Pianist Petrosyan, woodwind quintet to highlight 2 concerts

November 15, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE  (Press Release)-- The Symphony Woodwind Quintet including musicians on flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and French horn, will perform  Thursday and Friday evenings, Nov.17 and 18. Performers will include Katherine Petrosyan on piano and members of the Grossmont College Symphony O...

Two concerts will celebrate African-American composers

October 26, 2011

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) -- The Grossmont Symphony Orchestra and Master Chorale will give concerts celebrating African-American composers at two churches this weekend. On Saturday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m., conductor Ken Anderson and the MLK Community Choir of San Diego will join the Grossmont Symphony...

Student talent in ‘Guitar Showcase’ tonight in Room 220

October 24, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- The musical skills of guitar students will be on display at the Autumn Student Guitar Showcase starting at 7:30 p.m., tonight, Monday, Oct. 24, at the campus Recital Hall, Room #220, Building #26. The concert is open to the public. Admission is $5 per person....

‘Game’ in concert proved a disappointment

Nicolle Fedor

October 24, 2011

SAN DIEGO -- Ending a week of intense studying and preparation for midterms, Grossmont Audio student Vincenzo Ruffino celebrated by attending a life performance of Game, one of his favorite Westcoast, at 4th and B event center, on Thursday Oct. 20. The trouble was the artist was more like Off-His-Game ...

New campus music guild to concertize Oct. 23

October 21, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- A new student club on the campus called the Vocal Recital Guild will host its inaugural concert at 4 p.m., on Sunday, Oct. 23, at the campus Recital Hall, Room #220, Building #26. Cost to attend is $5 per person. Tickets are available at the door. Martha Howe, an...

Orchestra and chorale to perform ‘I Am Woman’ Oct. 20 and 21

October 18, 2011

LEMON GROVE (Press Release)-- The second concert in the 2011-2012 performance season of the Grossmont Symphony Orchestra & Master Chorale will be "I Am Woman" to be performed twice.  The first performance will be at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 20, at St. John of the Cross Catholic Church, 8086 Broadway,...

Fred Benedetti in guitar concert tonight

October 14, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--The Guitar  Guild will present a benefit concert for the its scholarship  fund featuring a solo performance by instructor Fred  Benedetti at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14, at Building #26, Room #220. The concert  is open to the public. Admission...

Grossmont alum second in international jazz competition

October 12, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--It was just a few years ago that Joshua White decided to pursue his passion of playing jazz piano, spending hours listening to jazz greats like Herbie Hancock.But when White, 26, placed second in the prestigious Theolonius Monk International Jazz Competition in September 2011...

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