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Did you know that KCC is offering over 20 music course options for the Fall 2014 session?

Did you know, almost all of these options can be taken with or without academic credit?

Did you know with the small class sizes, you will gain a great deal of individualized instruction?

Register today as I am certain that we have a music course to fit your needs.

For more detail, log onto http://www.kellogg.edu/music or call music coordinator, Dr. Blanchard at (269) 965-3921 ext. 2566.

Checkout our latest video promo

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Click here: Branch County Community Chorus Promo

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Dr. Gerald J. Blanchard
Director of Vocal Arts/ Music Area Coordinator
Conductor, Branch County Community Chorus
Kellogg Community College
450 North Ave. Battle Creek, MI 49017
(269) 965-3931 Ext. 2566
Email: blanchardg@kellogg.edu
Web: http://www.kellogg.edu/music

Program Highlight: KCC’s Opera Theatre, the only opera in town! And yes, it is open to students and community members. Sign up today!

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About KCC’s Opera Workshop

The Opera Workshop (MUSI 297) introduces all aspects of the art form to its participants, including acting, vocal technique, language and stage movement. Other areas of focus include audition techniques, scene study, musical collaboration and much, much, more.
KCC Opera Workshop
Recent Opera Workshop presentations have included works such as “Trial by Jury” (Gilbert/Sullivan), “Dido and Aeneas” (Henry Purcell), “The Marriage of Figaro” (W. A. Mozart), “The Student Prince” (Sigmund Romberg) and “Die Fledermaus” (Johann Strauss).
Kellogg Community College offers an outstanding opportunity for performance and musicianship through the applied music area. Our performance and practice venues provide a great educational opportunity for all desiring to study voice and other instruments on an individualized basis.

Dr. Gerald J. Blanchard
Director of Vocal Arts/ Music Area Coordinator
Conductor, Branch County Community Chorus
Kellogg Community College
450 North Ave. Battle Creek, MI 49017
(269) 965-3931 Ext. 2566
Email: blanchardg@kellogg.edu
Web: http://www.kellogg.edu/music

Amahl and the Night Visitors Auditions announced

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A Christmas Opera

KCC Opera/Musical Theatre Ensemble announces auditions for its upcoming staged production of Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors.

AUDITIONS are open to students and community members. To schedule your audition, please send an email with your selected date and time to: Dr. Gerald Blanchard at blanchardg@kellogg.edu

We are auditioning for the following principal roles – Mother (soprano/ mezzo)
Amahl (boy soprano role between the age of 9 and 14), King Kaspar (tenor), King Melchior (baritone), King Balthazar (bass) and The Page(tenor).

Auditions will be held on the following two dates and location:

July 31st. 2:00pm- Davidson Building (advance auditions)

August 10th. 2:00pm- Davidson Building advance auditions)

General open auditions: for community members and KCC students:

September 3rd. 4pm-6pm Davidson Building

September 4th.- 4pm-7pm Davidson Building

KCC’s Opera/Musical Theatre Workshop Ensemble is committed to bringing quality opera/operetta and musical theatre experiences to both the college and the greater Battle Creek community.

Time Commitment:
Rehearsals begin in mid September on select Wednesday evenings, (4:30pm-6:30pm) with performances on December 5 & 6 at 7:30pm. Sunday matinee on December 7th at 3:00pm.

Material To Prepare:
For the audition we would prefer to hear one selection from the opera if possible. As an alternative, bring a selection to be sung in English that will best show us your voice.

You are encouraged to bring your own accompanist. If you require the services of our staff pianist, you must submit your request no less than 48 hours of your planned audition date and time. Please forward your request via email to: Blanchardg@kellogg.edu.

For additional details, please log onto http://www.kellogg.edu/music Or
Call: (269) 965-3931 ext. 2566

“Kellogg Community College Choir Tour 2014 (Italy)”

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We are on Vimeo and Youtube. Be sure to checkout our videos.

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https://vimeo.com/kelloggchoirs/videos

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Dr. Gerald J. Blanchard
Director of Vocal Arts/ Music Area Coordinator
Conductor, Branch County Community Chorus
Kellogg Community College
450 North Ave. Battle Creek, MI 49017
(269) 965-3931 Ext. 2566
Email: blanchardg@kellogg.edu
Web: http://www.kellogg.edu/music