College to Offer Community Orchestra
January 3, 2013
Kern River Valley, California – Tap into your musical talents and good intonation by enrolling in the Cerro Coso Community Orchestra class being offered this spring. Cerro Coso offers innovative, affordable, and sophisticated opportunities for creative expression and performance through the Cerro Coso Kern Valley Orchestra.
This class is designed to be a performance class for the community. By the end of the class, participants will know how to perform as an ensemble the music assigned as a gift to the community and to further the music arts in the community. Participants will perform a variety of styles of music, classical and semi-classical music, music from the stage and movies, popular music, music from around the world, and big-band/jazz arrangements (if a member of the Jazz Tones). Participants will perform in two concerts.
Bruce Brady will instruct the $46 course on Mondays from 5 to 8:30 p.m. beginning in Room G at the Cerro Coso Kern Valley Campus located in Lake Isabella. A 1985 graduate of Cal State University Northridge, Mr. Brady has a B.A. in Music. He taught 11 years in the public school system as a band/orchestra/choir instructor. He served as Concert Master for the Kern Valley Community Orchestra (KVCO) for ten years and Assistant Conductor for five years. Mr. Brady is currently the conductor of the KVCO and has taught the Cerro Coso Community Education Orchestra class for the past nine years.
For more information on enrolling in Community Education classes visit the Cerro Coso Community College website: at http://www.cerrocoso.edu/ or call the college Kern River Valley Campus at (760) 379-5501. Spring classes begin Monday, January 14, 2013.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Natalie Dorrell, Public Information (760) 384-6260