LLCC Choir and honors recital performances today

Treble clefThe LLCC Choir will perform “Viva America,” a free concert in conjunction with the UIS Choir, today, Dec. 4, at noon in the UIS Student Union Ballroom.

The LLCC Honors Recital featuring LLCC music majors in end-of-semester performances will also take place today, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. in Menard Hall, Room 2250, LLCC-Springfield. The recital is free and open to the public.

Faculty, staff and community members – learn how you can join the college’s band and choral groups for the spring 2020 semester through LLCC Community Education.

LLCC fine art window in Holiday Walks Window Decorating Contest

LLCC Fine Art windowIf you shop downtown this holiday season, LLCC fine art students have decorated a window for the Old Capitol Holiday Walks Window Decorating Contest. Check it out, and vote!

There will be a QR code posted in the window, and the website to vote is windowcontest.givesmart.com (price per vote is $1, helping raise funds for Downtown Springfield, Inc.). There will be pictures of the decorated window on the website, so you don’t even have to go downtown to vote! Voting is open from now until Jan. 1.

LLCC Choir and Honors Recital performances tomorrow

Treble clefThe LLCC Choir will perform “Viva America,” a free concert in conjunction with the UIS Choir, tomorrow, Dec. 4, at noon in the UIS Student Union Ballroom.

The LLCC Honors Recital featuring LLCC music majors in end-of-semester performances will also take place tomorrow, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. in Menard Hall, Room 2250, LLCC-Springfield. The recital is free and open to the public.

Faculty, staff and community members – learn how you can join the college’s band and choral groups for the spring 2020 semester through LLCC Community Education.

“Getting to Know You” choir concert, 7 p.m.

Choir Concert Lincoln Land Community CollegeThe LLCC Choir’s fall concert, “Getting to Know You,” will be held today at 7 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons. The free concert will feature a mix of new choral director Laurie Lewis-Fritz’s favorite repertoire including classical, Motown, musical theatre and more.

On Sunday, Nov. 24, The LLCC Big Band will perform at the Festival of Trees at the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., followed by LLCC Choir from 1-2 p.m.

View additional November and December performances by faculty and students in LLCC’s music program.

Faculty, staff and community members – learn how you can join the college’s band and choral groups for the spring 2020 semester through LLCC Community Education.

“Getting to Know You” choir concert tomorrow

Choir Concert Lincoln Land Community CollegeThe LLCC Choir’s fall concert, “Getting to Know You,” will be held tomorrow at 7 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons. The free concert will feature a mix of new choral director Laurie Lewis-Fritz’s favorite repertoire including classical, Motown, musical theatre and more.

On Sunday, Nov. 24, The LLCC Big Band will perform at the Festival of Trees at the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., followed by LLCC Choir from 1-2 p.m.

View additional November and December performances by faculty and students in LLCC’s music program.

Faculty, staff and community members – learn how you can join the college’s band and choral groups for the spring 2020 semester through LLCC Community Education.

“An Evening of Guitar Music,” 7 p.m.

November and December performances by faculty and students in LLCC’s music program continue this week at various locations.

  • Wednesday, Nov. 20 – “An Evening of Guitar Music,” free concert, 7 p.m., A. Lincoln Commons
  • Choir Concert Lincoln Land Community CollegeFriday, Nov. 22 – “Getting to Know You,” free LLCC Choir fall concert featuring a mix of new choral director Laurie Lewis-Fritz’s favorite repertoire including classical, Motown, musical theatre and more, 7 p.m., A. Lincoln Commons
  • Sunday, Nov. 24 – LLCC Big Band, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., followed by LLCC Choir, 1-2 p.m., Festival of Trees, Orr Building, Illinois State Fairgrounds
  • Monday, Nov. 25 – free LLCC Big Band fall concert, 7 p.m., A. Lincoln Commons
  • Wednesday, Dec. 4 – “Viva America,” free LLCC Choir performance in conjunction with the UIS Choir, noon, UIS Student Union Ballroom
  • Wednesday, Dec. 4 – free LLCC Honors Recital featuring LLCC music majors in end-of-semester performances, 7 p.m., Menard Hall, Room 2250

Faculty, staff and community members – learn how you can join the college’s band and choral groups for the spring 2020 semester through LLCC Community Education.

Christmas concert today, 7 p.m.

Performances

November and December performances by faculty and students in LLCC’s music program kick off this week at various locations.

  • Tuesday, Nov. 19 – free Christmas concert by the Capital Area Concert Band and LLCC Band students, 7 p.m., Trutter Center
  • Wednesday, Nov. 20 – “An Evening of Guitar Music,” free concert, 7 p.m., A. Lincoln Commons
  • Choir Concert Lincoln Land Community CollegeFriday, Nov. 22 – “Getting to Know You,” free LLCC Choir fall concert featuring a mix of new choral director Laurie Lewis-Fritz’s favorite repertoire including classical, Motown, musical theatre and more, 7 p.m., A. Lincoln Commons
  • Sunday, Nov. 24 – LLCC Big Band, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., followed by LLCC Choir, 1-2 p.m., Festival of Trees, Orr Building, Illinois State Fairgrounds
  • Monday, Nov. 25 – free LLCC Big Band fall concert, 7 p.m., A. Lincoln Commons
  • Wednesday, Dec. 4 – “Viva America,” free LLCC Choir performance in conjunction with the UIS Choir, noon, UIS Student Union Ballroom
  • Wednesday, Dec. 4 – free LLCC Honors Recital featuring LLCC music majors in end-of-semester performances, 7 p.m., Menard Hall, Room 2250

Opportunity to join music groups

Faculty, staff and community members can also join the college’s band and choral groups for the spring 2020 semester through LLCC Community Education.

LLCC Choir

Community Education offers a class is for community members that are not otherwise credit-seeking students at the college and wish to join the LLCC Choir. The class will meet Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 12-12:50 p.m. in Menard 2250 beginning Jan. 13. Students will sing a wide variety of music and have performance opportunities. The class fee is $10. Register by going online via WebAdvisor or calling LLCC Registration at 786-2292, and use course code CEW-102-04.

LLCC Big Band

For those interested in joining the LLCC Big Band, contact manley.mallard@llcc.edu.

LLCC Music concert series begins tomorrow

Performances

November and December performances by faculty and students in LLCC’s music program kick off this week at various locations.

  • Tuesday, Nov. 19 – free Christmas concert by the Capital Area Concert Band and LLCC Band students, 7 p.m., Trutter Center
  • Wednesday, Nov. 20 – “An Evening of Guitar Music,” free concert, 7 p.m., A. Lincoln Commons
  • Choir Concert Lincoln Land Community CollegeFriday, Nov. 22 – “Getting to Know You,” free LLCC Choir fall concert featuring a mix of new choral director Laurie Lewis-Fritz’s favorite repertoire including classical, Motown, musical theatre and more, 7 p.m., A. Lincoln Commons
  • Sunday, Nov. 24 – LLCC Big Band, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., followed by LLCC Choir, 1-2 p.m., Festival of Trees, Orr Building, Illinois State Fairgrounds
  • Monday, Nov. 25 – free LLCC Big Band fall concert, 7 p.m., A. Lincoln Commons
  • Wednesday, Dec. 4 – “Viva America,” free LLCC Choir performance in conjunction with the UIS Choir, noon, UIS Student Union Ballroom
  • Wednesday, Dec. 4 – free LLCC Honors Recital featuring LLCC music majors in end-of-semester performances, 7 p.m., Menard Hall, Room 2250

Opportunity to join music groups

Faculty, staff and community members can also join the college’s band and choral groups for the spring 2020 semester through LLCC Community Education.

LLCC Choir

Community Education offers a class is for community members that are not otherwise credit-seeking students at the college and wish to join the LLCC Choir. The class will meet Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 12-12:50 p.m. in Menard 2250 beginning Jan. 13. Students will sing a wide variety of music and have performance opportunities. The class fee is $10. Register by going online via WebAdvisor or calling LLCC Registration at 786-2292, and use course code CEW-102-04.

LLCC Big Band

For those interested in joining the LLCC Big Band, contact manley.mallard@llcc.edu.

“Stamps of Hope” in Murray Gallery through Nov. 14

"My Pathway" by Mohammad AmariThere’s still time to view the art exhibit “Stamps of Hope” through Nov. 14 in the James S. Murray Gallery. It is a traveling art exhibit that showcases Syrian refugee artwork from the Zaa’tari Refugee Camp in Jordan. It can be viewed on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“The art celebrates the hope of a war-torn people who have left their home to try to create a better life for themselves and their families. This community of artists is struggling to make a living in a country where they have no security or citizenship,” explains Rihab Sawah, LLCC assistant professor of physics and organizer of the “Stamps of Hope” exhibit.

Studio circle of Jasmine - contemporary artSome refugees had brought a few art supplies with them from Syria. They painted on available material such as newspapers and cardboard boxes that were used for transporting food and tent fabric from the camp. Eventually, they held an art exhibit within the refugee camp. The UN Commission and International Relief and Development Organization became interested in the art projects and supported the refugees by bringing in art supplies and arranging for participation in art exhibits outside the refugee camp.

The current “Stamps of Hope” exhibit opened at LLCC and will travel around the country for five years. New paintings and new contributing artists join the exhibit annually. The exhibit is sponsored by the Midwest Institute for International and Intercultural Education (MIIIE) based at Kalamazoo Valley Community College in Michigan.