69 eyes returns to Portland

By Victoria Drews / February 11, 2020

  “Is that lipstick or mace?” the security guard asked me. “It’s lipstick,” I said, pulling out the spiky black tube. “Can you turn up the brightness?” My e-ticket wouldn’t scan. Naturally. “Inside left wrist,” the guy at the ticket booth asks so I can receive my stamp pass after my ticket had finally scanned.…

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Drake Bell finds a way to Portland

By Jared Preble / February 11, 2020

Jared Drake Bell, American musician and former co-star of the Nickelodeon sitcom “Drake & Josh,” performed at the Bit House Saloon on February 6 to a 21+ audience of roughly 50 people. Tickets were a slick $20 and in return Bell performed a number of hits that paved the way of his career including “Found…

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Death of Neil Peart

By Clackamas Print / January 22, 2020

Story by Jakob Kaiser   It was announced to the public on Jan. 7 that music lost one of its greatest members; the family of legendary drummer Neil Peart revealed he had passed away earlier that day at the age of 67 after a three-year-long battle with brain cancer.  For those who don’t recognize the…

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Renowned Chilean guitarist performs for CCC

By Jared Preble / January 22, 2020

On January 17 students and faculty were visited by international concert guitarist Francisco Salazar, thanks to David Tutmark and the Oregon Guitar Society. Focusing primarily on traditional Chilean guitar, Salazar showcased skills to a small and inviting audience in Niemeyer’s Music Room.  The Portland Guitar Society is a non-profit organization that meets monthly in Portland…

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Music to kick off the holiday season at CCC

By Clackamas Print / December 3, 2019

As the holiday season nears, Clackamas Community College music students will bring music to your ears. Unless otherwise noted, all performances are at the Niemeyer Osterman Theatre, with an admission cost of $5. Instrumental Jazz Night Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m.: The Clackamas Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo will perform a night of pieces from both…

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Famed musician holds clinic at CCC

By Jared Preble / November 26, 2019

A jazz clinic was held in Niemeyers’ Leroy Anderson Room by Ken Peplowski on November 18; the clinic was free for all and featured several performances as well as a Q&A session afterwards. Peplowski is a renowned clarinet and saxophone player with decades of experience in the world of music; headlining at famous venues such…

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College musician takes her ‘Act’ north

By Clackamas Print / October 30, 2019

Story by Jake Kaiser Annabella Gelmetti is a second year student at CCC and is the lead singer and guitarist of her band, The Act. The Clackamas Print: How long have you been playing music? Annabella Gelmetti: I started playing music when I was five years old. I took guitar lessons and my guitar teacher…

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Sound & Fury Review

By Jacob Thompson / October 21, 2019

In Sturgill Simpson’s first three albums, he reincarnated a style of country music that seemed long gone. With an acoustic guitar in hand and a slide guitar in the band, Simpson sounded like Waylon Jennings — a refreshing change from the pop-country that has taken over the airwaves of most major country radio stations. Modern…

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Music students have free show on campus

By William Farris / June 4, 2019

On May 30, second year students of the Music Performance and Technology program put on a free performance in front of the Dye Learning Center. The lawn and small stone stage were fixed with chairs and musical equipment in preparation for the live concert that was projected to the campus from noon to 1:30. The…

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‘Corteo’ from Cirque Du Soleil comes back to Portland

By Jonathan Villagomez / March 19, 2019
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