Kellogg Community Higher education will soon be celebrating 60 yrs of group audio and is inviting the public to a livestream event. According to a release from KCC on Monday, the on-line function, titled “A Celebration of Doing Arts at KCC: A Virtual Gala” will be held to rejoice tunes and theatre.
The occasion will stream stay from 7 to 8 PM on Tuesday, April 27th, on KCC’s Youtube channel at www.youtube.com/user/KelloggCommunityColl. The event is free and open to the community, but digital attendees are requested to register in progress at www.bit.ly/KCCGala21 or by calling 269-965-4161. Registrants will obtain an email with a immediate link to the gala livestream in advance.
Though this 12 months marks the 65th anniversary of the College’s founding in 1956, the emphasis of the function is on new music and theatre. Choral programming is also celebrating 65 years at the faculty and it is the 60th anniversary of the college’s initially theatre creation.
According to KCC Arts and Interaction Chair Barbara Sudeikis, the gala is a testament to the College’s legacy of supporting the undertaking arts in Struggle Creek and outside of.
Together with remarks from Higher education officers, the occasion will contain the next artists and performances:
KCC New music Faculty Artist Performances
- “(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66” by Bobby Troup, executed by guitarist Paul Freeburn
- “Sonatango, Op. 39” by Javier Perez Garrido, done by clarinetist Kathleen Warriner and pianist Russell Gates
- “Summertime” (from the opera “Porgy and Bess”) by Gershwin, performed by soprano Carmen Bell and pianist Paula Krontz-Harris
- “He’s Received the Full World in His Hands” by Moses Hogan, carried out by baritone Dr. Gerald J. Case-Blanchard and pianist Paula Krontz-Harris
- “Alla Breve” by J.S. Bach, performed by organist Dr. Mark Wells
KCC Alumni Performances
- “Drei Lieder nach Gedichten von Michelangelo” No. 3, audio by Hugo Wolf carried out by baritone Eric Frost (Class of 2016) and pianist Ling Lo
KCC Choral Union Performances
Dr. Gerald J. Case-Blanchard, director
Nancy D. Brown, accompanist
- “Praise the Lord” by Florence Value
- “Sing We and Chant It” by Thomas Morley
- “A New Blessing” by Mark T. Deen
KCC Theatre Performances
Brad Poer, director
- Scene from “You Can’t Choose It with You,” executed by KCC students and alumni Jensen Bush, Isaiah Culp and Chris Havlock
- Scene from “Pando” (functioning title), created by Poer and executed by KCC alumni Jesse Cowles and Libby Rapp
Distinctive Visitor Speakers
- “Young Sheldon” actor and KCC Theatre alumnus Lance Barber
- Deric Craig, founding director of KCC’s Branch County Group Refrain
- Maestra Anne Harrigan, conductor of the Struggle Creek Symphony Orchestra