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Gospel Choir and Master Chorale to perform twice in Black History Month observances

February 14, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--The  Grossmont College Gospel Choir and Grossmont College Master Chorale will celebrate Black History Month with two performances of gospel music at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 25, at Grossmont College, Building 26-Room 220, and at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 26, at Faith...

Baseball, Buffalo Soldiers, Afro-Cuban Jazz, Gospel … It’s Black History Month on campus!

ron Motley

January 31, 2011

 GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--“A History of the Negro Baseball Leagues,” will be the subject of a free lecture by , documentary filmmaker and motivational speaker, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 8, in Building #26, Room #220, The history of the Negro Baseball League (1920-1960) is d...

Making it: Grossmont students follow their muses

Robert Sanchez

December 16, 2010

Ashley Castillo live at Soma                         GROSSMONT COLLEGE – Do you have to put your dreams on hold while you attend college?  Or can you pursue your education and your private passion? For Grossmont students Marc Pattee and Ashley Castillo, the answer is “definit...

New hip hop mixtape urges converting lemons to lemonade

Leon Goodrum

December 14, 2010

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego streetwear store, 5 & A Dime, at 8th and G Streets in downtown San Diego, presents Brother Nature,a hip hop duo that consists of Bam Circa 86' and Real J.Wallace. Both men are native San Diegans and Grossmont College students. They have come together to share a nosta...

The cool sounds of jazz will be featured on campus Dec. 5

November 29, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- The Music Department will present “Jazz Night,” an evening of Grossmont College students performing a recital of various styles of jazz music, starting at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 5, in Room 220 on the campus. The public is invited to attend. Also performing at...

Grossmont to perform ‘The Nutcracker’ Dec. 4 and 5

November 22, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- The  Grossmont Symphony Orchestra and Grossmont Master Chorale, in partnership with the San Diego Ballet, will present two special performances of The Nutcracker at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4, and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 5, at the Birch North Park Theatre, 2891 University Ave., Sa...

Grossmont’s Woodwind Quintet to perform Nov. 13 at Cuyamaca College

November 2, 2010

CUYAMACA COLLEGE (Press Release)--The  Grossmont College Symphony Woodwind Quintet’ will present “An Evening of Chamber Music” starting at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Cuyamaca College Arts Center auditorium, 900 Rancho San Diego Parkway, in El Cajon. The public is invited to attend....

Master Chorale to perform at two local churches in November

November 1, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--The Music Department will present “Musica Sacra,” performances by the 60-member Grossmont College Master Chorale, on Friday, Nov. 12, at All Saints Episcopal Church, 625 Pennsylvania Ave., San Diego, and on Friday, Nov. 19, at St. John of the Cross Catholic Church,...

Young vocalist’s ‘Cucu Rrucucú Paloma’ a sensation!

Alexis Jacquett

October 20, 2010

LEMON GROVE -- Big things come in little packages.  This was certainly true on Friday, Oct. 8, when the Grossmont Symphony Orchestra Master Chorale and the Mariachi Chula Vista performed at St. John of the Cross Catholic Church.   Vocalist and violin player Jose Casillas is only 13, but has a ...

Jamming with the dean in the Mod Village

September 30, 2010

  Story and photos by Robert Sanchez     GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Hunched over the keys, eyes shut; Steve Baker plays some ragtime on  his vintage Aerosonic piano in his office in the Deanery of Grossmont College's Modular Village. Dean of the arts, language and communications programs...

Grossmont audience enjoys subtle Odeum program

Russell Lindquist

September 28, 2010

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE–Despite two significant technical-difficulties, the Odeum Guitar Duo delighted its audience with 21 guitar compositions, including two encores, Sunday Sept. 17, in The Room 220 performance space of the Music Department. The compositions covered a spectrum which ranged from solemn to pl...

Cockstalk: An East County Woodstock

Nathan Reinicke

September 28, 2010

ALPINE -- Between the miles of industrial sprawl and lifted trucks, East County is not normally thought of as a haven for local music. A confederation of local bands is looking to break this perception, though. The first stand of this crusade started with Cockstalk, held Sept. 18. The free music fest...

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