COOS BAY, OR – The SWOCC Music Department is proud to present the Umpqua Singers from Roseburg in a clinic/concert on Thursday May 1 from 6 – 8 p.m. in Sunset Hall (Music building). The performance is free and open to the public.
The Umpqua Singers are from Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. They are one of the premiere vocal jazz ensembles in the Pacific Northwest. This 10-member group performs a broad range of musical styles ranging from traditional swing to contemporary R & B. With 18 CD’s to their credit, the group performs 45-50 engagements per year. The Umpqua Singers have toured across the United States, and were the featured performers at the Capitol Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony in Washington D.C. on December 12, 2002. They have also recently toured in Brazil, Spain and Ukraine. In addition to frequent radio and television broadcasts, the Umpqua Singers have been featured on FOX, C-SPAN, and XM Satellite Radio. All Umpqua Singers tours and recordings are funded entirely through community donations.