Centralia College offers open performance groups for community musicians, as well as music classes for those interested in learning.
Winter 2020 Classes
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
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
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
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
Register by phone using a credit card at 360-623-8940.
Fax your registration form with credit card information to 360-330-7106.