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What is the Status of Music in a Global Pandemic?

Coachella music and arts festival was called off in early march out of an abundance of caution for the public’s health. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Story By: Adam Peters, Reporter

May 8, 2020

The live music industry has virtually crumbled to a standstill as COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on businesses in the United States. While the industry no longer presents any business opportunities, the art form of music continues to bring value to humanity in a time of struggle. All forms of th...

Meet two-time Emmy award winner and instructor, Christopher Brady

Meet two-time Emmy award winner and instructor, Christopher Brady

Story By: Janine Tate, Reporter

March 11, 2020

Darkness fills the hills of the Grapevine leaving only a dark silhouette for its drivers to see. Car headlights shine down on a small portion of the road and stars twinkle in the 2 a.m. dark sky.  For professional composer, musician and producer Christopher Brady, travelling to his destination in the e...

Wind Ensemble to Headline International Music Festival in New York

This trip will mark the second travel opportunity for musicians from the college. The wind ensemble will play at Carnegie Hall during their trip from April 18 to 23.

Story By: Julie Chavez

February 26, 2020

Fresno City College’s wind ensemble was chosen to be one of the showcase spotlight performers at this year's New York International Music Festival in New York City. Approximately 50 FCC students are attending the trip, April 18-23. The event will be held at Carnegie Hall, one of the most prestig...

The Obscurity Zeitgeist: Riot Grrrl 2.0

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Story By: John Bruce, Entertainment Editor

February 26, 2020

Everyone wants to be in on the next big thing. Bands and musicians are born from underground movements and the biggest artists constantly praise their day one followers, but how do people find out about musicians before they hit it big? John Bruce discusses exactly these kinds of bands and solo arti...

Music Teachers National Association: calling all future music instructors.

Story By: Julie Chavez, Reporter

February 12, 2020

The Music Teachers National Association is a music club at Fresno City College that teaches current students who hope to be music instructors in the future the skills and techniques they could eventually use in their own classrooms or studios. The club meets at 5:30 p.m. on Mondays in room 122 in the Speech/Music building.  MTNA breaks...

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