Christmas Gala

Music Department presents collaborative, end-of-semester Christmas Gala

December 2, 2022

Concert proceeds to benefit music scholarship funds

Yuma, AZ (December 2, 2022) – The Arizona Western College Music Department will present its annual Christmas Gala at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11.

The joint concert will feature the AWC orchestra, band, string ensemble, choirs, and piano faculty. Audiences will be in for an enjoyable evening as students will be performing a culmination of music they’ve been working on for the Christmas Gala. 

Fine Arts Department utilizes a variety of mediums in COVID era

Fine Arts Department utilizes a variety of mediums in COVID era

March 22, 2021

Band, choir student shares on disappointments and resilience during pandemic

Yuma, AZ (March 22, 2021) – For the past three years, Vanessa Ramirez has been diligently working to improve as both a flutist and a singer.

Ramirez has participated as a student in the Arizona Western College Community Band, Pep Band, and Jazz Band and also takes private voice lessons and sings second soprano and alto with the AWC Chamber Singers and Yuma Chorale.

Annual Fine Arts fundraiser to feature Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

Annual Fine Arts fundraiser to feature Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

November 7, 2019

Yuma, AZ (November 7, 2019) – The Arizona Western College Fine Arts Department is teaming up to present music, theater, and art to the community during The Radio Active Variety Show.

This year’s annual fundraiser for scholarships will include scenes from Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and also feature vocal and band music. In addition to the show, the Art Department will be sharing through creative demonstrations, Graphic Arts will be taking photos, and a silent auction will also be held.

AWC Fine Arts to present full lineup of May concerts

AWC Fine Arts to present full lineup of May concerts

April 30, 2019

Yuma, AZ (April 30, 2019) – The Arizona Western College Fine Arts Department has a number of performances on the calendar for the community to enjoy during the month of May.

The AWC Jazz Ensemble will be performing a spring concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, at the AWC Theater, 2020 S. Ave. 8E.

AWC Pep Band is performing an open-air patio concert from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. Thursday, May 2. Students will be performing on the covered patio of the 3C Building near the AWC Yuma Campus Starbucks, 2020 S. Ave. 8E.