LSC-Kingwood Offers Holiday Concerts

HOUSTON (Nov. 18, 2009) – The community is invited to join the LSC-Kingwood music program for several upcoming concerts as they ring in the holidays with musical cheer:

On Dec. 3, the Symphonic Community Band and Chamber Singers, two of college’s popular performance groups, unite to perform the music of the holidays in concert at 7:30 p.m. in the SFA Performing Arts Theatre. This concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 281.312-1532.

On Dec. 5, the Kingwood Big Band performs in concert with the Kingwood Chorale for a new Kingwood holiday tradition at Kings Harbor. This “Holiday at the Harbor” event will feature seasonal music favorites and more beginning at 4:30 p.m. For information about this free event, contact the Kingwood Musical Arts Society (KMAS) at 281-310-1250 or http://www.kingwoodmusicalarts.org/.

And last but not least, the Kingwood Pops Orchestra is slated to perform Dec. 4 and Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m., at the National Center.  General admission seating is free or table seating may be reserved for $20. For more information on the Kingwood Pops Orchestra, call 281-312-7677 or visit http://www.kingwoodpops.org/.

The music program at LSC-Kingwood prepares students to earn an associate of arts degree or to transfer to a university program.  Core courses include music fundamentals, theory and sight singing/ear training, and music appreciation.  The college also offers voice and piano or more advanced students may select instruction in applied voice, piano, violin and viola.

In addition, there is a strong community education track which encourages local community members to participate in music classes and performing ensembles. 

Register now spring 2010 credit classes in one of three ways: phone, online or on campus.  Classes are offered days, evenings, or weekends in traditional, Internet, video, TV and independent study formats. Current students can register by telephone at 281-519-6625. Former and current students can register online at Kingwood.LoneStar.edu/registration.

For general information about Lone Star College-Kingwood, call 281-312-1600 .