Valedictorians (with an ‘s’)

West Valley College

Did you know that two of the last three valedictorians have been Music majors?  (Can we put to rest that hippy-dippy artsy stereotype once and for all?)  WVC 2012 valedictorian Kristen Reimer (center) is flanked by Music chair Lou De La Rosa (left) and President Lori Gaskin.  Ms. Reimer completed her Associate’s degree in Music with [...]

Music Round-Up

Did you know that many of the Music department’s finals are also public performances? Tickets for all these events are available at the door and range from $5 to $10.  Try going to a jazz club, a rock show, the ballet, the symphony, the opera or even a minor league ball game for less.  Go [...]

The Tree Sessions

Last night the animation (Art 57), composition (Mu 67) and recording students (Mu 65) continued to refine the West Valley College “Tree Spot” collaboration by recording live student musicians.  While there is still a fair amount of work to be done we thought we’d share a short clip from that very productive session.  Congratulations to [...]

Rotary Sunday


This past Sunday was the Saratoga Rotary Art Show, held annually, first Sunday in May, on the West Valley campus. Many talented WVC student artists also exhibited their work in the Campus Center Art Gallery, including… Karla Pamm Endangered Species Oil on Canvas   Jeanne Watson Tangle Metal Sculpture   Marsha Owen Rugs Oil on [...]

Friday Night Chamber Concert

WVC Chamber Singers Friday, May 4, 2012 8:00 pm  Every Time I Feel the Spirit, a choral concert featuring SJSU Chamber Singers & Women’s Choir and WVC Chamber Singers, St. Joseph Cathedral Basilica, 80 S. Market St., San Jose   Tickets: $25 Preferred, $15 General, $10 Senior/Student Google Map 80 S. Market St, San Jose, CA, [...]