SPC’s Upward Bound students slate concert on June 27


LEVELLAND – The Upward Bound Jazz History and Performance Practices class at South Plains College will perform in a concert at 7 p.m.. on June 27 (Tuesday) in the Tom T. Hall Studio.

Admission is free, and the public is invited to attend.

The concert will feature the performance of five original songs crafted by the students.

In the Jazz History and Performance Practices class, the students study jazz history, music composition, and performance practices. They will perform the music they’ve written and perform the music on instruments they have been playing for only one month. 

To help prepare and promote the concert, the students were placed on one of three teams – the Artistic Design, the Production Team as well as the Marketing and Publicity Team.

The Artistic Design Team is comprised of Alvaro Loza, Silverina Pando, Maren Brinklow and Vanessa Melendez.

The Production Team includes Abelina Caudillo, Ryder Stanley, Lincoln Keeseler, Sallie Guzman, Aralyn Gipson and Eimi Melendez.

The members of the Marketing and Publicity Team are Mia Flores, Elizabeth Sanchez, Kaydence Escarcega, Janessa Cruz and Cassandra Franco.

For more information, contact Emily Wheeler, instructor in Commercial Music, at (806) 716-2492.