The Music Department of the Performing and Communication Arts Division at PCC presents

Pamela L. Girard Guest Artist/Master Class Series
2017 Artist in Residence
Larry Koonse, jazz guitarist

May 4 - 5, 2017

Thursday, May 4

12 - 1 pm: Artist in Residence Performance

  • Westerbeck Recital Hall
  • Jazz trio performance by Guest Artist Larry Koonse and PCC faculty Brian Carmody and Zac Matthews.

1 - 2 pm: Interview and Q & A with Larry Koonse

  • Westerbeck Recital Hall
  • Mr. Koonse will be interviewed by PCC faculty, followed by q & a from the audience.

5 - 7 pm: Master Rhythm Clinic

  • Westerbeck Recital Hall
  • Mr. Koonse will present a clinic on rhythmic techniques for all musicians.

Friday, May 5

11 am - 1 pm: Master Class with the PCC Jazz Combo

  • Westerbeck Recital Hall
  • Jazz Combos will perform for Mr. Koonse and receive feedback on their performances.

2 - 4 pm: Jazz Improvisation Clinic

  • Westerbeck Recital Hall
  • Mr. Koonse will offer techniques for practicing and performing as a jazz improviser.

8 pm: Larry Koonse in Concert featuring Chuck Manning, tenor sax, Darek Oles, bass, Jason Harnell, drums

  • Westerbeck Recital Hall
  • This is a free event, but tickets are required. Tickets will be available at the Center for the Arts Box Office beginning at 6:00 pm on Friday, May 5. Tickets are limited to two per person.
  • Purchase $2.00 parking permit from parking lot vending machine. 

Pasadena City College is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. If you desire an accommodation related to your disability, please email Human Resources at or call (626) 585-7388. Your request should include a general description of your functional limitation and the type of accommodation you are requesting, and be submitted at least 10 working days before the event to ensure availability.