Cochise College Music Department hosts spring concerts

This spring, the Cochise College Music Department invites the public to come enjoy live music events led by local talent for a great cultural experience.

  •         Cochise Jazz Ensemble and Renegades Rock Ensemble – 04/20/2017

The Cochise Jazz Ensemble and Renegades Rock Ensemble bands will be performing in the Community Room on the Sierra Vista Campus on April 20, 2017, at 7 p.m.


Under the direction of Mike Kuhn, the Jazz Ensemble will play small group jazz classics featuring a vocalist. Each member of the band will demonstrate their improvisational skills. Some song selections are “I Got Rhythm” and “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off” both by George Gershwin and “Desafinado” a bossa nova song by Antonio Carlos Jobim.

The Renegades Rock Ensemble is under the direction of Francisco Barrios. The band will perform “Have You Ever Seen the Rain” by Creedence Clearwater Revival, “Good Lovin’” by the Rascals, “Pretty Woman” by Roy Orbison and “Whiter Shade of Pale” by Procol Harum.

  •         Vivaldi’s Gloria Spring Concert – 04/30/2017

The Orchestra and Bi-national Chorus Spring Concert will take place at the Bisbee Royale in Old Bisbee on April 30, 2017, at 6 p.m. The Bisbee High School Chorus will also be a part of the concert. The concert is free of charge, but donations can be made to the Cochise College student scholarship fund. Contact Lori Keyne at or (520) 417-4066 for more information.

  •         Nuevo Mundo Spring Concert – 05/08/2017

Nuevo Mundo, Cochise College’s early music ensemble for voices and instruments, specializes in music through the eighteenth century from Spain and the Americas. This concert celebrates the beauty of spring and includes works with indigenous texts from Peru and Mexico, as well as works from the Cantigas de Santa Maria and the Cancioneros of the old world. Come and hear this rarely performed music in the beautiful space of Kino Hall on May 8, 2017, at 7 p.m.

  •         4th Annual Concert Without Borders – 05/20/2017

Musicians and artists from the U.S. and Mexico are joining together for the 4th Annual Concert Without Borders on May 20, 2017, at the East of Douglas Port of Entry, at the border wall. The concert starts at 6 p.m. Contact Lori Keyne at or (520) 417-4066 for more information.