Art Briefs

Compiled by Melina Casillas

Chorale and College Singers: March 8

The Pima Community College Chorale and College Singers will perform their first concert of the spring semester on Tuesday, March 8, under the direction of Jonathan Ng.

The concert will be begin at the West Campus Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6, with discounts available.

The Chorale is a large mixed-voice choir. Their program will include Mozart’s “Ave Verum Corpus,” “O Cara Mia, Addio” by Mike Morasky and a Tom Fettke arrangement of the popular song “You Raise Me Up.”

The College Singers, a select a cappella group, will present 20th century classical compositions including “The Seal Lullaby” by Eric Whitacre and “Sweet Love for Me” by Charles V. Stanford. They will also perform “His Voice as the Sound,” a hymn arranged by Alice Parker and Robert Shaw.

The Chorale and College Singers will be joined by Susan Simpson and Josh Gastelum on piano and Tony Martin on percussion, for some performances.

For more information, call the box office at 206-6986 or visit

PCC Wind Ensemble:

March 10

PCC’s Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Mark Nelson, will perform new and classical works at the first concert of the spring semester.

The concert will take place Thursday, March 10, at the West Campus Proscenium Theatre, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $6, with discounts available.

The program will highlight Vincent Persichetti’s “Divertimento for Band.” Other pieces include “The Southerner” by Russell Alexander, an arrangement of George Gershwin’s “Second Prelude,” Percy Grainger’s “Australia Up-Country Tune” and “Toccata” by Frank Erickson.

Wind Ensemble members will also perform in a flute choir, clarinet choir, brass ensemble and percussion ensemble.

For more information, call 206-6986 or visit

‘Variations’ student art:

Through March 25

PCC visual art students will display work through March 25 at the Student Visual Art Gallery, located at West Campus on the second floor of the Santa Rita building.

Gallery displays will featurework by the Louis Carlos Bernal 2016 scholarship recipients: Susan Marvin, Tony Polzer, Adrian Vargas, Karima Walker, Vincent Vigil and Brett Starr.

The gallery is free and open to the public. Hours are Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m.

For more information, call 206-6942 or visit

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