Student Voice

Student actors, directors and writers enjoy opening night of ‘Student One Acts’

Student actors, directors and writers enjoy opening night of ‘Student One Acts’

By America Castillo

May 2, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, On campus, Showcase

The Theater Arts Department kicked off its first week of "Student One Acts" on Wednesday with two shows; one at 1:30 p.m. and a later performance at 7:30 p.m.Among one of the many student writers and directors there was Stefan James, 21-year-old theater arts major. James wrote and directed "Soul Station:"...

Enjoy a Sunday afternoon delight with MC’s Wind Ensemble

Enjoy a Sunday afternoon delight with MC’s Wind Ensemble

By Kristen Schulte

May 2, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, On campus

The very talented Moorpark College Wind Ensemble puts on "Music For A Sunday Afternoon" in the performing arts building on May 15 at 2 p.m.This event consists of a wonderful afternoon of music that ranges from the classics to popular Broadway music to modern masterpieces, according to Brendan McMullin,...

Musicians paint the PAC and all that jazz

Musicians paint the PAC and all that jazz

By Emily Mireles

May 1, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, On campus, Showcase

The Moorpark College Music Department brings you the two-time Reno Jazz festival champion: Moorpark College Jazz Ensembles in "All About Jazz.""Our Jazz A Band has been awarded first place two years in a row in the Community College Division and we are going to try to repeat that this year," said Bren...

Dance students prepare to show off their skill in ‘Evening of Dance’

Dance students prepare to show off their skill in ‘Evening of Dance’

By America Castillo

May 1, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, On campus, Showcase

Students in the dance department are getting ready to show off what they have learned this semester in a two-night show. “Evening of Dance” is a dance concert that gives students taking classes such as ballet, hip-hop, tap, modern and other dance classes offered by Moorpark College a chanc...

Symphony Orchestra and Choir join forces in the most harmonic way

Symphony Orchestra and Choir join forces in the most harmonic way

By Kristen Schulte

April 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, On campus

Moorpark College's Symphony Orchestra and Choir are joining forces for a two-night harmonic event where they will be performing their favorite American musical selections. The orchestra will perform pieces including "An American in Paris" by George Gershwin as well as selections by Aaron Copland such as "...

Creative departments collaborate to create a high-pressure and extreme-energy improv event

Creative departments collaborate to create a high-pressure and extreme-energy improv event

By Emily Mireles

April 27, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Features, On campus

"Club M Improv," a high energy performance that will have you on the edge of your seat, is coming soon courtesy of Moorpark College's Film, Television and Multimedia Department, better known as FTVM.The performance is a collaborative effort between music, multimedia, graphics, performing arts, set desig...

Dancers thrive at this semester’s ‘Motion Flux’

Dancers thrive at this semester’s ‘Motion Flux’

By Emily Mireles

April 26, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, On campus, Showcase

Dancers are left with bittersweet memories after their captivating performance this past weekend at the Moorpark College Music and Dance departments' "Motion Flux.""I don't think you need to be a dancer to dance," said Rachel Desimone, dance major. "It's all about getting out of your comfort zone an...

Brian Koehler: ‘The all-powerful God of the PAC’

Brian Koehler: ‘The all-powerful God of the PAC’

By America Castillo

April 22, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, On campus, Showcase

Often people go to shows and focus on the performers and tend to forget about the tech crew working behind the scenes to make sure the show is alive and running smoothly.Brian Koehler, technical director and head of the technical department for the Performing Arts Center at Moorpark College, is the man behi...

Good vibes and powerful music engulf college students during festival season

Good vibes and powerful music engulf college students during festival season

By Kristen Schulte and Emily Mireles

April 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

As the school year comes to a close, so does everybody's favorite time of the year, and no, it's not summer break. Festival season is upon us. These melodic outdoor gatherings encompass vastly dedicated band lineups and present a rich variety for college students all over.Myka Schrank, 19-year-old a...

Nathan Bowen: From the ground up

Nathan Bowen: From the ground up

By Emily Mireles

April 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, On campus, Showcase

Nestled in the heart of the music building, surrounded by students hard at work playing beautiful music, Nathan Bowen hurries into his office after just teaching back-to-back classes.Nathan Bowen is known to his students as a passionate teacher and unofficially as the director of music technology and ...

Students Rehearse for Upcoming Student One Acts

Students Rehearse for Upcoming Student One Acts

April 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Video

Student One Acts will be performed from April 27 to April 30 and May 4 through May 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre found in the Performing Arts Building at Moorpark College.

Triumphant anthems, lyrical tunes and experimental sounds resonate at Spring Showcase

Triumphant anthems, lyrical tunes and experimental sounds resonate at Spring Showcase

By Kristen Schulte

April 18, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, On campus, Showcase

Moorpark College's Music Association Spring Showcase was in full swing on Friday April 15, welcoming students, friends and family to support talented artists as they performed their very own written musical masterpieces. This was a even, both at 7:30 p.m. The intent of the two-night, Friday and Satu...