Lewis-Fritz elected president of CILNATS

Laurie Lewis-FritzLaurie Lewis-Fritz, instructor of music, has been elected the first president of the Central Illinois Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (CILNATS). Founded in 1944, the National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc. is the largest professional association of teachers of singing in the world with more than 7,000 members in the United States, Canada and more than 35 other countries. Its mission is to advance excellence in singing through teaching, performance, scholarship and research.

Spring 2021 Honors Recital

The Spring 2021 Honors Recital is available on LLCC Music’s YouTube channel and Facebook page. Featuring 10 music majors in voice, piano, clarinet, saxophone and percussion, the video showcases students playing repertoire they have been working on this semester.

Spring 2021 choir concert, “Rising Together”

If you missed the premiere of the LLCC Choir’s spring concert, “Rising Together,” on May 12, it is still available for viewing! The choir, under the direction of Laurie Lewis-Fritz, instructor of music, performed songs about different aspects of togetherness and what it means to rise from crises together.

Graphic designed by Greg Walbert, graphic design manager. Film and audio editing by Laurie Lewis-Fritz.

Spring 2021 choir concert video premieres today at noon!

Spring 2021 Choir Concert Rising Together. LLCC.The LLCC Choir’s spring concert, “Rising Together,” premieres today, May 12, at noon on the LLCC Music Facebook page and YouTube channel. The video is available until November.

The choir, under the direction of Laurie Lewis-Fritz, instructor of music,  performs songs about different aspects of togetherness and what it means to rise from crises together.

Graphic designed by Greg Walbert, graphic design manager. Film and audio editing by Laurie Lewis-Fritz.

Spring 2021 choir concert video premieres tomorrow

The LLCC Choir’s spring concert, “Rising Together,” will premiere tomorrow, May 12, at noon on the LLCC Music Facebook page and YouTube channel. The video will be available until November.

The choir, under the direction of Laurie Lewis-Fritz, instructor of music, will perform songs about different aspects of togetherness and what it means to rise from crises together.

Those interested in watching the video are encouraged to like LLCC Music on Facebook and subscribe to LLCC Music’s YouTube channel.

Graphic designed by Greg Walbert, graphic design manager.

Spring 2021 choir concert video premieres May 12

Spring 2021 Choir Concert Rising Together. LLCC.The LLCC Choir will premiere its spring 2021 concert video, “Rising Together,” on LLCC Music’s Facebook page and YouTube channel on Wednesday, May 12, at noon. The choir, under the direction of Laurie Lewis-Fritz, instructor of music, will present songs about togetherness and emerging from crises with strength and community.

The video will be available for six months following the premiere.

Those interested in watching the video are encouraged to like LLCC Music on Facebook and subscribe to LLCC Music’s YouTube channel.

Graphic designed by Greg Walbert, graphic design manager.

LLCC Juried Student Art Show

"Noncontrol Spills" by Kristin Hall. Colorful splashes of watercolor, outlined in vibrant ink in a non-representational composition.Were you thinking that the worst thing about the pandemic was no student art show? Never fear, in 2021 the Lincoln Land Community College Juried Student Art Show is virtual!

2021 LLCC Student Art Show

Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko, current director for the Illinois State Museum, served as juror for the show.

Pandemic notwithstanding, 59 art students submitted a total of 151 entries for consideration, representing 10 of LLCC’s studio classes.

The juror selected 30 art entries out of the 151 as well as the winners in the studio art categories. The website also includes a Salon de Refusés, a selection by the LLCC art and design faculty of 48 additional pieces from the pool of submissions as examples of the work art and design students have continued to produce in classes over the last year.

Hybrid studio art class

What are the keys to a successful hybrid studio art class? Technology and a willingness to make a mess at home!

Leslie Stalter, professor of art, shares how her ART 103 class this semester created a sense of community with students participating on campus and from home through Zoom.