The Music Department presents Shoreline Piano Series, Sun., Jan. 31

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The Shoreline Piano Series is back with Shoreline music faculty Dr. Jensina Oliver joined by Sergio Pallottelli on flute Sun., Jan. 31 at 3 p.m. in the Main Campus Theater. Sergio is flying in from Houston for the concert – he is an international performer and teacher. The duo will perform pieces by Mozart, Debussy, Paganini, and even some tangos by Gardel!

As usual, the concert proceeds go directly to the Shoreline Community College Piano Scholarship Fund to build our scholarship program for music students in need of financial assistance.

Ticket prices are as follows:
General admission – $15
Shoreline Community College faculty and staff, Seniors, and other students – $10
Shoreline Community College students with ID – $5

Music Department Student Honors Recital, Thurs., Jan. 14

Join us for our student Honors Recital this Thurs., Jan. 14 in the main campus theater from 7:30-9:30 p.m. in celebration of our accomplished music students! Students taking private music lessons are nominated to perform by their instructors in front of a jury panel, comprised of Shoreline Community College music faculty. Every solo performance is evaluated and critiqued. The Honors Recital performers are students who received “Outstanding Jury” awards during the Fall 2015 Jury Examination. Students will perform their award-winning jury solo at the Recital.

Celebrate the end of the quarter with Funk & Groove this Sat., Dec. 12

What better way to celebrate the end of the quarter than to dance the night away to the smooth sounds of Funk & Groove? Join us for a lively celebration this Sat., Dec. 12 at The Ould Triangle in Seattle at 9 p.m.

9 p.m. to midnight
The Ould Triangle
9736 Greenwood Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98103
Admission is free, but donations are appreciated
Ages 21+

Shoreline’s Funk & Groove is a retro music performance group that’s a contemporary tribute to the funky vibe of the 70s and beyond. Funk & Groove performs hit songs from a variety of genres including pop, jazz, funk, R&B, soul and rap.

Small Ensembles Recital, Fri., Dec. 4

Come and support our music students at the Small Ensemble Recital on Dec. 4 at 12:30 in the Music building, room 818. You’ll hear a range of music through eight ensemble performances, from Repertoire Jazz to Piano to Vocal to Percussion. FREE and open to the public!

Reminder: Shoreline Concert Band and Shoreline faculty Jeff Kashiwa in concert Tues., Dec. 1

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Reprinted from ShorelineAreaNews

The first concert of the school year for the Shoreline Concert Band is Tues., Dec. 1 at at 7:30 p.m. at Shorewood High School Performing Arts Center at 17300 Fremont Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133.

This special concert features three bands and a guest soloist. The Around the Sound Concert Band directed by Michael Alstad will begin the concert; then a special treat for concert band lovers, the University of Washington Wind Ensemble will play. This outstanding group is directed by Timothy Salzman. Now in his 29th year at the U of W he has become world famous as a conductor and teacher. He travels to Asia many times a year to guest conduct.

Finally the Shoreline Concert Band under the direction of Ken Noreen, in his 22nd year in that position, will end the program. The theme of the evening is “Pacific Rim Notes” and will feature several interesting pieces with this theme in mind. Richard Brown is a nationally known composer and has given the band the challenge of his new work, “Fantasy on a Chinese Theme.”

The guest soloist is Jeff Kashiwa who is currently teaching at Shoreline Community College. Kashiwa is a former student of Ken Noreen from when they were both at Shorecrest High School.

Noreen said, “Out of most 10,000 students, Jeff was one of the top five as a person and musician.

Kashiwa is a jazz saxophonist native to Seattle who became known on the music scene in 1989 as a member of popular contemporary jazz group The Rippingtons.

In 2004, Kashiwa created a new group called,”The Sax Pack” along with fellow saxmen and friends, Steve Cole and Kim Waters. Along with being cohesive musically, the trio share a unique and comical camaraderie on stage.

Kashiwa plays soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, flute and the EWI (Electronic Wind Instrument). Kashiwa currently teaches online Music Technology and various ensembles at Shoreline Community College.

All of this entertainment has no admission charge, but you will be offered the opportunity to contribute to the Music Scholarship.

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