As the holiday season nears, Clackamas Community College music students will bring music to your ears. From jazz to choral to acoustic, there’s a performance for all tastes. Get in the holiday spirit by attending one or more concerts. Unless otherwise noted, all performances are at the Niemeyer Osterman Theatre, 19600 Molalla Ave., Oregon City, and admission is $5.
Instrumental Jazz Night
Nov. 27, 7:30 p.m.
The Clackamas Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo will perform a night of pieces from the traditional and modern jazz repertoire. Guests will also enjoy an original composition that has roots in an old Bob Dylan song from local composer Charley Gray.
Contemporary Music Ensemble Concert
Nov. 28, 7:30 p.m.
The Contemporary Music Ensemble explores the genres of contemporary music: pop, rock, blues and electronic. Students come from diverse musical backgrounds to collaborate and perform.
Classical Guitar Ensemble and Wind Ensemble Concert
Nov. 29, 7:30 p.m.
The CCC Wind Ensemble will play music from Leonard Bernstein’s “On the Town,” as well as traditional and modern works from composers, including Camphouse, Gillingham and Maslanka. The CCC Guitar Ensemble will perform Catalan folk songs and put a new spin on an old classic.
Mainstream and Chamber Choir
Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m., Niemeyer room 119
Come celebrate the holidays with CCC’s Chamber and Mainstream choirs. Performances include a combined set of familiar carols and new takes on old favorites. Both ensembles will also perform classic non-holiday pieces from Franz Schubert and Rogers and Hart.
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