Music Classes

Centralia College offers open performance groups for community musicians, as well as music classes for those interested in learning.

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Winter 2020 Classes

Concert Choir

Centralia College Choir is a vocal ensemble made up of students and community members and is open to all participants regardless of musical knowledge or background. You must be able to match a pitch as we move fairly rapidly. Rehearsals include a Music and Vocal Training session from 6:30-7pm and Full Rehearsal from 7-8:30pm on Thursday evenings in room WAH107. Literature will include high-level standard repertoire as well as contemporary favorites. There is one formal concert in Corbet Theater each term, any additional concerts to be agreed upon as offered. This class has a $4 online fee includedin the price. Instructor: Vicki Tobin. Concert will be held at 7pm March 12, 2020, in Corbet Theater.

Jan. 2-March 12         Thursdays        6:30-9pm        WAH 103
Code 6704                   Course CS 164A4                               $25

Community Band

Lewis County Community Band offers performance experience for band instrumentalists, college students, and community adults. Provides opportunity to improve technical and musical skills, as well as community service when possible. If you do not have an instrument, some are available through the college for a rental fee of $40 per quarter. Directed by Louie Blaser. Concert will be held March 10, 2020, in Corbet Theatre.

Jan. 7-March 10        Tuesdays         7-9pm        WAH 152
Code 6705                   Course CS 163A                                 $25

Jazz Ensemble

Centralia College Jazz Ensemble will focus on the preparation of various jazz styles for public concerts, festivals, and other musical events. Jazz Ensemble members are required to participate in the scheduled concert and any other scheduled band performances. Members may be required to pass an audition to register for the course. You must provide your own instrument and be able to read music. Instructor: Louie Blaser. Concert will be held March 13, 2020.

Jan. 8-March 13         Wednesdays   6-8:30pm       WAH 152
Code 6706                   Course CS 164B                                 $25 

Beginning Guitar

In this 10-week course, you will learn the basic skills for reading music and techniques needed to play the guitar. The class is for students with little or no background in guitar performance. You must supply your own acoustic guitar. This course will include a study of beginning guitar techniques and may incorporate repertoire from a variety of musical styles. Your knowledge of music theory and music reading will be developed. Instructor: Daven Tillinghast. No class 2/11.

Jan. 2-March 12         Tuesdays & Thursdays            1:30-2:50pm   WAH 107
Code 6707                   Course CS 163B                               $215

How to Register

  1. Download and fill out a registration form.
  2. Mail the registration form to:
Centralia College
Office of Enrollment Services
600 Centralia College Blvd.
Centralia, WA 98531
  1. Download a registration form or pick one up in the Enrollment Services Office on the second floor of the TransAlta Commons on CC's campus. 
  2. Bring the completed registration form to the Cashier, also on the second floor of the TransAlta Commons building.

Register by phone using a credit card at 360-623-8940.

Fax your registration form with credit card information to 360-330-7106.