GCC Performing Arts

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GCC Guitar presents Vito Nicola Paradiso, Italian guitarist, composer, and popular guitar ensemble conductor in our Performing Arts Center, Friday May 3, 7:30pm. The free concert is supported by a Visiting Artist Grant from the MCLI.


Guitar concert tonight at 7:30pm…guitar orchestra, guitar quintet, solos, and 4-piece band. Contemporary composers, Americana and Romanian music, funky Cory Wong, melodic metal by Haunted Shores, and two intricate works by the band CHON. Come support our guitar students!

Berceuse by Luc Lévesque 12/06/2023

Here is a performance of Luc Levesque’s Berceuse with the combined ensembles of ASU and GCC in collaboration with the fabulous Martha Masters from October of this year.


GCC Guitar Ensembles perform this Friday, December 8, at 7:30pm in our Performing Arts Center. Music by Luc, Jürg Kindle, Norbert Leclercq, Thomas Flippin, Cory Wong, CHON, and Haunted Shores. 🤘🤘

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Berceuse by Luc Lévesque Berceuse by Luc LévesqueGlendale Community College and Arizona State University Guitar Ensembles Chuck Hulihan, conductor Special thanks to ASU Guitar Direct...


The GCC Jazz Big Bands kicking off concert week TONIGHT at 7:30 in the GCC Performing Arts Center! Hope to see you there!


Come dance with us!


It’s show day! 7:30 pm tonight! GCC Performing Arts Center. Free!


Guitar Studio and Ensembles next Friday, December 8 at 7:30pm. Our guitar orchestra will play the complete ‘Trains’ series by Jürg Kindle, we will have electric guitar performances of Cory Wong, Haunted Shores, and CHON, and our guitar quintet will perform ‘Passacaglia for Minneapolis’ for electric guitar and classical guitar quartet by Thomas Flippin.

Photos from GCC Performing Arts's post 12/01/2023

Full house for the GCC Jazz Combos tonight. Come celebrate our recent accreditation success with all of our talented students this upcoming week for one of the many concerts taking place.


FREEFALL features student work from Dance Majors Sophie Stern and Mya Fallon. Support the Dance program by coming to the show! Saturday at 7:30, Sunday matinee at 2:00!


Interested in dancing at GCC? Auditions for Verve Dance Company are quickly approaching!


The Glendale Community College Jazz Combos perform THIS Thursday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 PM. The show happens in MU2 - 151. See you there!


FREEFALL features faculty and student work, as well as collaborative pieces between faculty and students, such as Hailee Mastrapasqua’s solo Leftover Light.


On this day of thanks, we are grateful for our fabulous GCC dancers! Come see these talented dancers in FREEFALL, premiering next Saturday!


FREEFALL features work by student choreographer Mya Fallon. December 2, 7:30 pm and December 3, 2:00 pm. GCC Performing Arts Center


GCC Dance presents FREEFALL, our Fall 2023 Dance Concert. December 2 and 3.


GCC Performing Arts is excited to announce that the music program has been granted accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Music. This was a long process that involved all of the music faculty, students and staff, as well as GCC’s administrators. We are now the only accredited community college music program in the state of Arizona and it’s a testament to the quality of the program that the faculty and students have built at GCC.

Photos from GCC Performing Arts's post 11/17/2023

Great week of Chamber Music at GCC! 1) Clarinet Studio Recital 2) GCC Mariachi performing at GCC’s International Festival 3) Low Clarinet Ensemble Concert 4) Clarinet Quartet at the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation’s Heroes of Education event at the Phoenix Art Museum 5) Brass Ensembles Concert 6) Saxophone Studio and Ensembles Concert


Please join us tonight for the GCC Saxophone Studio Recital! The studio will present a mix of solo and chamber works, and will finish with athe GCC Saxophone Choir!

November 16th, 2023

Works by Schubring, Creston, Iturralde, Rueff, Grant-Still, Bozza, Decruck, Jeanjean, Mellits, and Sousa!

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Join us for the GCC Brass Studio Recital tomorrow night at 7:30PM in the Performing Arts Center!

Photos from GCC Performing Arts's post 11/12/2023

The clarinet and bassoon studios put on a wonderful recital showcasing their work!

Photos from GCC Performing Arts's post 11/11/2023

Come hear the world premiere of Roger Zare’s Smokey Mountain Lullaby for low clarinet choir, Lara Diaz’s arrangement of Sevilla, Sarah Watt’s arrangement of Fantasia on Scottish Melodies, YsYang’s arrangement of Rephrygeration! The GCC small chamber clarinet ensembles will start the program! Wednesday night

Photos from GCC Performing Arts's post 11/11/2023

Congratulations to all of the students, staff and faculty involved in Theatre Program’s production of Romeo and Juliet. It was an incredible performance!


You’re invited to the GCC Clarinet Studio Recital this Sunday at 2:30pm in MU2 151!

Photos from GCC Performing Arts's post 11/08/2023

Congratulations to our students who performed on the Music Showcase Concert this afternoon!! We’re so proud of you!


Dear Friends of the Arts: Please use this QR code or the link in the bio to take the City of Glendale’s survey on Arts in Glendale. You can help them with their 10 year plan and the importance of arts and arts education.


Looking forward to .plays.clarinet and ‘s shared recital tomorrow at 2:30pm in MU2 151!

Photos from GCC Performing Arts's post 11/03/2023

Thank you for the FANTASTIC masterclass ! We learned so much!

Photos from GCC Performing Arts's post 10/27/2023

Please join us next week with the award winning chamber ensemble as they come to GCC for a free masterclass and concert!!!

Kodachrome will be working with members of the GCC Saxophone Studio on various solo and chamber works in the masterclass, and will perform a concert featuring works from composers including .wanamaker
, Puccini, Zarvos, Pann, Tanada, Leszczynski,
, and a world premiere of 's Kodachroma!

November 3rd:
Masterclass with Kodachrome

November 5th:
Concert with Kodachrome
MU2- 151


TONIGHT!! The GCC big bands will be performing in the GCC Performing Arts Center. 7:30pm start. Hope to see you there!

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