KCC presents Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert April 26

KCC presents Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert April 26

BATTLE CREEK, April 18, 2016 — Nearly two dozen musicians will perform onstage during Kellogg Community College’s Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert this month.

The concert, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, at the Binda Performing Arts Center, on campus at 450 North Ave., Battle Creek.

An ensemble of 20 musicians participating in music through KCC’s MUSI 161: Jazz Band course this spring, the ensemble has performed free concerts on campus and off throughout the fall and spring semesters. The ensemble each year affords students the opportunity to develop performance skills in both contemporary and traditional jazz music.

Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert musicians, listed below by instrument, will be directed by Tom Lockwood, who will join them on bass:


  • Gaia Herrick


  • Delany Daughtry
  • Constance Dupue
  • Don Noga


  • Sharalyn Walkons-Davis


  • Kerry Blackie
  • Tim Culver
  • Barb Hibiske
  • Samantha Martin
  • George Pendill
  • Sandy Sinkler
  • Hitomi Yamashita


  • Mark Bayha
  • Brian Nichols
  • Dennis Watson


  • Eric Campbell
  • Susan Owen
  • Steve Schroeder
  • Harry Yerby

For more information about upcoming music events or about opportunities to study music at KCC, visit http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001GlGy1lMsyRKogJ4p2GOd_dKzcV-fiE1BMHHWlvD_O1TKE9IElE7N9GSAJ8WH1zeHb5RbqN1mDQXOw2Obb6-6hldky7q3k4dUpcmhN1tvn_52MAR53qQCXInZgv5bbFvoCXdP0pLjHh_NBVUKcSjxsOZ1nJg9-6i_VFA7VBeOII3yQG_fU3hI1w==&c=QBvS7GES3AJBOm2xavhv4TRxvtjFNZD3dSrRo4ym2mJpUX7AZEVqqQ==&ch=eRQEZa42w7c-u77KSChvZ2FreRlrsjDk7hqshYUNusTIrmFa4qeCrQ==.

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About Kellogg Community College
Kellogg Community College, founded in 1956, serves approximately 12,700 students annually on five campuses and through its Lifelong Learning and customized training programs.

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

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