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Fresno Community Concert Band Mixes Tradition and New

Fresno Community Concert Band Mixes Tradition and New

Story By: Ben Rodriquez, Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Nostalgia filled the Fresno City College Theatre as the Fresno Community Concert Band performed classic American marching songs and concert goers danced to the patriotic beat on Oct. 21. The concert called, “Traditions and New Beginnings,” was largely focused on an older Americana style of music....

Fun In The Sun at The HAMMER Tunes and Tires Festival

Fun In The Sun at The HAMMER Tunes and Tires Festival

Story By: Sarah Chavez, Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

The HAMMER Tunes and Tires Festival was held on Oct. 20, 2018, at Millerton Lake in Friant, California to raise money for the Edward O. Lund Foundation that would take college students who are interested in studying Arts and Humanities abroad. Lund was involved in Arts and Humanities at Fresno State...

Art Space Gallery Hosts Xolito Sound System in Art Exhibit

Art Space Gallery Hosts Xolito Sound System in Art Exhibit

Story By: Jo Murrieta, Reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

The Art Space Gallery exhibited “Bending Towards the Light of the Sun,” with Xolito Sound System, for Art Hop on Thursday, Oct. 5. Xolito Sound System, a local band, which calls itself “psychedelic cumbia” has been performing at underground community events for two years. “We do other...

FCC and COS Bands Join Musical Forces

FCC and COS Bands Join Musical Forces

Story By: Ben Hensley, Reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

The Fresno City College and College of the Sequoias’ instrumental programs joined musical forces in the OAB Auditorium on Oct. 3 in FCC’s first performance of the semester. Under the direction of Michael Tackett, the COS Symphonic Band performed a variety of selections, ranging from the flowing...

New Music Faculty Add Classes, Events

New Music Faculty Add Classes, Events

Story By: Blake Evans, Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Music, Staff

The music department at Fresno City College has undergone a major change, following the retirement of many long-serving professors. “We had some of the best and most celebrated educators here,” Kevin Cooper, chair of the department head, said. “We went from a well oiled machine to a question...

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