The Renegade Rip

An evening of BC Choir and Chamber Singers

Laura Lanfray, Feature Editor

May 8, 2019

Filed under Campus, Features

In an evening of world music and fund-raising, the Bakersfield College Choir and Chamber Singers performed their spring choral concert titled, “Elements” in the Edward Simonsen Performing Arts Center on April 26. The show featured a variety of songs and music which celebrate life as a whole under the theme of the elements of earth, air, fire, and water. Jennifer Garett,...

Bakersfield College Chamber Singers host Christmas dinner concert

Laura Lanfray, Reporter

December 5, 2018

Filed under Campus

The Bakersfield College Chamber Singers marked the beginning of the Christmas Season with their annual Holiday dinner concert "Christmas Through the Ages" on Saturday, Dec. 1. The Bakersfield College cafeteria the held dinner and show with entry through the fireside room. Tickets were $15 for adults and $10 for children under ten years old. As the crowd settled at their...

Music festival offers students opportunity to improve vocals

Music festival offers students opportunity to improve vocals

November 2, 2017

The Bakersfield College Chamber Festival is where the sound of music came alive on Oct. 23. in the Edward Simonsen Performing Arts Center. There was 12...

BC Choir tributes Harriet Tubman

BC Choir tributes Harriet Tubman

March 30, 2017

The “Freedom” music event was held in the Indoor Theater at Bakersfield College on March 24. The performance is a tribute to Harriet Tubman and her...

‘It’s a Matter of Life and Death’ awes the crowd

‘It’s a Matter of Life and Death’ awes the crowd

November 6, 2016

Bakersfield College choir director Jennifer M. Garrett has outdone herself with a pivotal and breathtaking performance during the “It’s a Matter of...

Spring Choir Concert at BC

Spring Choir Concert at BC

Misty Severi, Reporter

April 5, 2016

Filed under Campus

Africa, China, Wales, New Zealand, USA, Ireland, Philippines, Jamaica, and Israel. All of these countries were covered in Bakersfield College’s “A...

A haunting performance by the BC choir

A haunting performance by the BC choir

November 4, 2015

  Instead of your average fall choir concert, Bakersfield College choir director Jennifer Garrett held Haunting Melodies on Oct. 30. It was...

Condors to help choir

Brooke Howard, Features Editor

February 24, 2015

Filed under Features

The Bakersfield Condors are teaming up with the Bakersfield College Choral Program for a fundraising event that will help the Chamber Singers fly to Rome, Italy in June. The BC choir is selling lower level tickets for $18 and upper level tickets for $13. Their goal is to sell two hundred tickets to receive half of the proceeds. “If we sell 200 tickets we will receive...

BC Choir raising funds for international travel

BC Choir raising funds for international travel

October 8, 2014

With the new SPARC classrooms open and the PAC theaters near completion, the director of Choral Activities at Bakersfield College is expanding her scope...

BC performs healing songs

Jon Nelson, Reporter

November 2, 2011

Filed under Campus

The choirs of Bakersfield College came together at St. John’s Lutheran Church to present an evening of music for the community. “I was very pleased with the performance, and so were my students. I have heard nothing but favorable comments from audience members, most of whom were musicians,” said Ronald Kean, who has been director of choral activities for the past 17...

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