OREGON CITY - From high school band
competitions to winter concerts, Clackamas Community College is
showcasing the talent of student musicians during March. Here's the
March music event line-up:
- March 7 & 9: The Unistus Chamber Choir presents
"From Renaissance to Britten" These two performances are
directed by CCC music faculty Lonnie Cline. The Friday, March 7,
concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Milwaukie Lutheran Church, 3810
SE Lake Road. The Sunday, March 9, concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at
Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 11560 SE Market St., Portland.
Admission: $12 adults; $7 seniors and students; $5 youth; free for
children age 5 and under.
- March 11: Ninth Annual Northwest Invitational High
School Concert Band Contest
Oregon high school bands compete to qualify for the Oregon School
Activities Association State Band Championship. The competition
will take place in the Niemeyer Center from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- March 13: 31st Annual Vocal Jazz
Top high school vocal jazz ensembles from around the Northwest
gather to share their musical talents at CCC. The event takes place
from 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. in the Niemeyer Center. At 5 p.m.
Mainstream, CCC's premiere vocal jazz group, will perform. The
festival's final playoff begins at 7:30 p.m. Following, CCC music
instructor Dr. Kathleen Hollingsworth will perform with the CCC
All-Star Rhythm Section. InnerCurrent, a new six-voice CCC vocal
ensemble, will also perform. Admission is $5 at the door. For more
information, call 503-594-6299.
- March 14 & 15: The 43rd Annual Instrumental Jazz
Talented young musicians from middle, junior high and high schools
in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Canada will compete during the
43rd annual Instrumental Jazz Festival. The competition takes place
on Friday, March 14, from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday, March 15,
from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. in the Niemeyer Center. Admission is $5 per
- March 16: 'Prayers for Rain' CCC Chamber Choir Silent
Auction and Performance. The CCC Chamber Choir
performs at a fundraiser to benefit the student Music Club. A
silent auction begins at 6:30 p.m., featuring the work of local
artisans and businesses. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and
includes works by Victoria, Durufle and McFerrin; a special guest
artist drummer from Ghana, Nii Ardey; and CCC's very own LeaAnne
DenBeste. Admission is $10 at the door. For more information,
please call 503-594-6299.
- March 17: Chamber Ensemble Winter
Director Lisa Hanson presents CCC's Chamber Ensemble student
groups. They will perform various selections from vocal, string and
brass ensembles. The performance begins at 7 p.m. in the Niemeyer
Center, N-119. Donations accepted
For information about CCC music events, please call