Anoka-Ramsey Community College Free Concert Celebrates Women's History Month
|February 25, 2008|
In honor of Women's History Month, Anoka-Ramsey Community College is presenting a concert with music written and inspired by women, Thursday, March 6, 7:30 p.m., at the Coon Rapids Campus Performing Arts Center.
This free, public concert presents all four of the Coon Rapids Campus' music ensembles -concert choir, concert band, jazz ensemble, and chamber singers-performing music composed by Emma Lou Diemer, Undine Smith Moore, Carol Barnett and others, as well as music inspired by women such as Rosa Parks, women serving or supporting the military, and more.
The Anoka-Ramsey Community College jazz ensemble rehearses for a free, public concert, Thursday, March 6, 7:30 p.m., at the Coon Rapids Campus Performing Arts Center. Shown here are students: (front row from left) Calista Penney, Zachary Berg and Jeremiah Cote, (middle row from left) Eric Nickens and Noah Kirkeide, (back row from left) Ben Kelley and Joe Diaz.
"The concert finale involving all ensembles is a piece dedicated to the life and work of Rosa Parks," says music faculty member Melissa Bergstrom. "'Today is the Gift' uses the text of an African proverb: 'Tomorrow is a mystery. Yesterday is history. Today is the gift.'"
For more information about the concert or any events at Anoka-Ramsey Community College, visit www.AnokaRamsey.edu or call 763-433-1250.
ABOUT ANOKA-RAMSEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Anoka-Ramsey Community College, with campuses in Cambridge and Coon Rapids, has been a leading provider of higher education and training in East Central Minnesota since 1978 and the north suburban area of Minneapolis/St. Paul since 1965. Annually, the college serves more than 9,800 learners of all ages as they pursue associate degrees that transfer as the first two years of a bachelor's degree, or certificate programs that lead immediately to rewarding careers. ARCC is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System. In fiscal year 2006, the Continuing Education and Customized Training division generated more than 6400 registrations in both credit and non-credit courses. Anoka-Ramsey Community College is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, which includes 32 institutions on 53 campuses.