Salt Lake Community College Opens Fall 2012 Choir Concert Series Tonight, 9/28
Salt Lake Community College opens its Fall Choir Concert series with a showcase featuring the SLCC Choirs on September 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Grand Theatre, located at 1575 South State St. in Salt Lake City. The Concert Series continues in November as the Salt City Jazz performs The Great American Songbook and continues with Chamber Singers in Concert. The Carols of Christmas will offer the year's final Concert Series performance in December.
The College Concert Choirs consists of the SLCC Chamber Singers, the College Chorale, and Salt City Voices. The Chamber Singers is comprised of forty auditioned students drawn from an array of disciplines ranging from automotive trades to music. In addition to its local concert series, SLCC Chamber Singers is often invited to perform in concert halls and festivals nationally and internationally.
The College Chorale is an one-hundred voice ensemble dedicated to the distinctive and varied repertoire for large choir. The Chorale collaborates regularly with local orchestras and performs regularly for college and local community.
Salt City Voices is a fifteen member vocal and instrumental ensemble devoted to performing contemporary music. Winner of the Lionel Hampton Jazz festival and also named the “Best of Utah”, Salt City Voices helps students develop their abilities in the jazz, pop, and rock idioms.
The SLCC Fall Choir Concert series is part of the College’s Arts & Cultural Events (ACE) program. ACE works with organizations across and outside of the College to support a wide variety of cultural activities such as lectures, musical concerts, multicultural celebrations, live performances, and conferences.
About the College: Salt Lake Community College is an accredited, student-focused, urban college meeting the diverse needs of the Salt Lake community. Home to more than 62,000 students each year, the College is the largest supplier of workforce development programs in the State of Utah. The College is the sole provider of applied technology courses in the Salt Lake area, with 13 sites, an eCampus, and nearly 1,000 continuing education sites located throughout the Salt Lake valley. Personal attention from an excellent faculty is paramount at the College, which maintains a student-to-teacher ratio of less than 20 to 1.
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