ROCK SPRINGS – Western Wyoming Community College has released its schedule of fall musical performances, and practices will begin this week for students and community members who wish to participate in this semester’s programs.
On Tuesday, Aug. 25, the BOCES Community Orchestra will host a general interest/planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. in B105 on the Rock Springs campus. The Orchestra’s first practice will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 6:30 p.m., also in B105. The BOCES Orchestra Concert will be held on Saturday, Oct. 31.
The Rock Springs Collegiate Chorale will hold its first practice on Thursday, Aug, 27, at 7 p.m. in Room 1005 on the Rock Springs campus. The Rock Springs Holiday Concert will be held on Thursday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the WWCC Theatre.
The Rock Springs Collegiate Chorale will join the Green River Collegiate Chorale for two joint performances, one on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 7:30 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Green River, and one on Friday, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m. at Holy Communion Episcopal Church in Rock Springs.
The Green River Collegiate Chorale will hold its first practice on Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 7 p.m. in the John Wesley Powell Auditorium of the Green River Center. The Green River Collegiate Chorale will hold its annual holiday concert on Tuesday, Dec. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at Green River High School.
The WWCC Jazz Ensemble will hold its first practice on Monday, Aug. 31, at 4 p.m. in Room B105 on the Rock Springs campus. The WWCC Community Symphonic Band will also hold its first practice on Aug. 31, this one at 7 p.m. in the same location. Both bands will participate in a WWCC Bands Concert in the Atrium on Monday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m. The Jazz Band will also perform in a holiday concert on Monday, Nov. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the WWCC Theatre, while the Community Symphonic Band will hold a holiday band concert on Monday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the WWCC Theatre.
All ensembles are open for community participation. No auditions are required! To enroll, participating musicians should attend the first rehearsal with their instrument. There is a $20 participation fee for orchestra and choir members, with checks are made payable to BOCES. There is also a tuition fee for band participation that will be arranged during the first night of class and paid throuh Western.
The complete list of musical performances for the Fall 2015 semester is as follows:
• WWCC Choirs Concert – WWCC Theatre – Tuesday, Oct. 6th at 7:30 pm at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (GR) and Friday, Oct. 9th at 7:00 pm at Holy Communion Episcopal Church (RS)