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Symphonic Wind Ensemble tour to Mexico

Students reflect on music tour to Mexico

Central musicians describe their life-changing tour to Merida, Playa del Carmen and Cancun.

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Students reflect on lessons from world-renowned conductor

Frank L. Battisti, a world-renowned music educator, recently visited Central College. Now, students share what inspired them during Battisti’s residency.

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Comic opera receives modern twist at Central College

Central College students will present a hilarious modern spin on Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera, “Trial by Jury,” Feb. 13 and 15.

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Frank L. Battisti, world-renowned wind ensemble conductor and music educator, will conduct Central's Symphonic Wind Ensemble March 1.

World-renowned conductor to lead Central College ensemble

Frank L. Battisti, world-renowned wind ensemble conductor and music educator, will be in residence at Central College Feb. 23 – March 1.

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The Christmas Candlelight Concerts at 8 p.m. Dec. 12–13 will feature Central's 60-voice A Cappella Choir and College Community Orchestra.

Celebrate with Live Music at Central

The first two weekends of December are filled with concerts, from Handel’s “Messiah” and A Cappella Choir classics to jazz combos and carols with a Caribbean twist.

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CD release concert for “Samba Little Samba”

Gabriel Espinosa, associate professor of music at Central College and acclaimed jazz musician, will perform a concert to celebrate the release of his new CD, “Samba Little Samba.”

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Art Therapy Brings Healing

Sam Scheckel ’13 hopes to be an art therapist in a memory care facility. A Central graduate from Bettendorf, Iowa, Scheckel has been passionate about art since her professional journey began.

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James Skretta ’09 studied music education at Central and now plans to teach saxophone, music history and theory at the college level.

Q&A with Young Artist winner James Skretta

Saxophonist James Skretta ’09 shares about competition, self-criticism and the importance of music in this interview about his journey to musical success.

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Music for Life

Jean De Smidt ’70 has traveled the country playing and writing music since graduating from Central.

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Central College A Cappella Choir goes on tour

The Central College A Cappella Choir is heading out on an East Coast tour.

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