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 [...]

Occupy Whoville


I can’t find a job, dear sir. Bills are piling up here, sir. Without your help, I fear, sir, I’ll topple on my rear, sir!   What a bore. You’re just poor, And you’ll forever want more. You Gax can’t raise my tax, What for?  There’s the door!   Chantel Ricks Gas Raise the Tax [...]

Pippin Opens Friday


Biology’s own Roberta Berlani in the role of Berthe. A happy birthday dress rehearsal! Don’t forget that this is the last week to buy tickets for the April 28 Pippin Gala! Wednesday night’s full dress rehearsal went well… …thank Goodness!   From Stephen Schwartz, the creator of Wicked, comes this mainstay of American musical theatre. [...]

Dress Rehearsal Birthday!


                  West Valley College Theater Arts Department Chair and Pippin Director Brad Weisberg wishes WVC Biology Instructor and Pippin cast member Roberta Berlani a “Happy Birthday” before Wednesday night’s dress rehearsal. Don’t forget the April 28th Gala Dinner presentation of Pippin. Just two days left to purchase [...]

K-12 Collaboratives


Maestro Kambeitz is hosting not one but two high school special-guest bands in March. Pioneer High School Jazz Band, 8:00 pm, March 16th. Westmont High Symphonic Concert Band, 7:30 pm, March 22nd. Many parents, siblings and excited students rambling about.  That’s a good thing.