Musicians gear up for their first concert

The Laramie County Community College vocal and instrumental groups are getting ready for their first performances of the school year. Frank Cook, the instrumental music instructor, and Beth Kean, the vocal instructor, both gave insight on what they have planned this semester.   Cook has a Heroes of the Mediterranean theme for the wind ensemble

Majoring in music is helping a student reach her goals

One of Laramie County Community College’s newest Golden Eagles for the 2018-19 academic year, Ingrid Taylor, made the decision to attend the college to give herself the opportunity to explore her future career options. Taylor, a first-year vocal performance music major, graduated from Cheyenne East High School in 2018. While at East, she played the

Females rock out on violins

Femmes of Rock When: Sept. 22. Doors open at 7 p.m. Where: Cheyenne Civic Center, 510 W. 20th St. What it is: Femmes of Rock is a band that features violinists performing music by Led Zeppelin, Queen, AC/DC, Metallica, Pink Floyd, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and more. Cost: $22 – $58. More info: For more information, go

ULTIMATE SUMMER FUN GUIDE: Red Rocks Concerts

Primus and Mastodon When: 6:30 p.m., May 6 What it is: Primus and Mastodon will kick off their 43-date 2018 summer tour at Red Rocks Amphitheater. The tour is promoting both band’s most recent albums, Mastodon’s “Emperor of Sand” and Primus’ “The Desaturating Seven.” All Them Witches will be joining Primus and Mastodon for the

ULTIMATE SUMMER FUN GUIDE: Centennial Elevation Celebration

When: July 7, at noon. Where: Centennial at the Mountain View Historic Hotel and Cafe What: An annual music and artisan festival featuring seven musicians, with intent to fundraise for the Local Search and Rescue and the Volunteer Fire Department. Cost: Tickets are $10, if ordered ahead of time, and $15 at the gate. More:

ULTIMATE SUMMER FUN GUIDE: Cheyenne Civic Center

All the following events take place at the Cheyenne Civic Center, at 2101 O’Neil Avenue. More information can be found by visiting http://www.cheyenneevents.org/civic/   Label: The Midtown Men When: May 4 at 7:30 p.m. What it is: A vocal rock ensemble performing music mostly from the 1960s. The members consist of former stars from the

ULTIMATE SUMMER FUN GUIDE: What Fest

When: Friday, July 27 and Saturday, July 28 all day each day. Official times to be determined. Where: Huffer Hideout, Centennial, Wy. What is it: What Fest is a Wyoming music festival held in Centennial, Wy. The festival incorporates Wyoming and regional up-and-coming-bands who perform throughout the weekend. There are camping areas available on a

ULTIMATE SUMMER FUN GUIDE: Greeley Blues Jam

When: June 8 from 4 p.m. to midnight;. June 9 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Where: In Downtown Greeley, Colorado at the 9th Street Plaza and surrounding area. On June 9 at the Island Grove Arena at 501 N. 14th Ave. What: The Greeley Blues Jam is a festival featuring multiple blues bands across

Music students write school fight song

At the Laramie County Community College’s Board of Trustees meeting on Feb. 28, the motion to adopt LCCC’s first official fight song, “Birds of Prey,” was carried unanimously. Cameron Norby, a music major, wrote the musical number for the song, and all of the music majors of 2018 are credited with the lyrics. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dN92yBwrFIQ%5B/embedyt%5D

Cantorei choir gets the chance of a lifetime

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjXnpi_36g0%5B/embedyt%5D The Cantorei Choir at Laramie County Community College was invited by Choirs of America last April to perform on April 13 and 14 at Carnegie Hall in New York. On April 13, Cantorei will perform pieces that they have been working on since last year in front of adjudicators at the Aaron Copland

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