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Grammy-winning Vocal Ensemble Reopens Ballantyne

New York Voices Cedar Rapids, Iowa (February 25, 2014)— The Grammy award-winning vocal ensemble, New York Voices, will perform at the reopening celebration of Ballantyne Auditorium at Kirkwood Community College on Thursday, February 27, at 8 p.m.  The sold out concert is presented by the Department of Arts and Humanities and includes Kirkwood vocal groups, […]

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Vocal Ensembles Concert Set for Friday, December 6

Kirkwood Community College Performing Arts presents the Vocal Ensembles Concert Friday, December 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. The Vocal Ensembles Concert features the Kirkwood Concert Chorale directed by Dr. Fred Kiser and the Kirkwood Vocal Jazz Ensembles – Jazz Transit, and RSVP directed by Ray Salucka. Enjoy a […]

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“Spring Fling” to Feature Jazz Transit and RSVP

Alisabeth von Presely and other members of Kirkwood’s 2012 Jazz Transit Kirkwood Community College’s student jazz vocalists take the stage this spring, presenting music from many well-known composers. The RSVP and Jazz Transit groups will perform on Friday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m., in Ballantyne Auditorium. The dozen tunes in the program reflect popular songs […]

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Former Student Wins American Idol Golden Ticket, Heads to Hollywood

Von Presely singing in Kirkwood’s Jazz Transit in November of 2011 On day two of the hit TV show American Idol’s 12th season, Kirkwood Community College presented one of its top voices to the world, albeit for just a brief moment. Former student Alisabeth von Presley was only shown on TV for a short time, […]

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Drowsy Chaperone to Debut at Kirkwood

The drama unfolds at a past performance Five-time Tony winner makes its college debut Nov. 1-4 Mayhem, mix-ups and a lighthearted wedding mark the boisterous fun of The Drowsy Chaperone, winner of five 2006 Tony Awards. The musical makes its Kirkwood Community College debut the first weekend of November. The Drowsy Chaperone is set for […]

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Vocal Jazz Concert Set for April 27

A vocal jazz singer gets in the groove Kirkwood Jazz Transit and RSVP performs spring concert Kirkwood Community College’s student jazz vocalists take the stage once again for a Spring Fling themed concert on April 27. The RSVP and Jazz Transit groups will present music from many well-known composers in Ballantyne Auditorium starting at 7:30 […]

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