Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

01/24/2011 -- CCAC South Campus celebrates Black History Month with Afro American Institute performance

Press Release

PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)–South Campus Student Life is hosting a performance by the Afro American Institute Youth Lab on Tuesday, February 1 in the South Campus auditorium. The performance begins at noon and will kick off several events honoring Black History Month at South Campus.

The Youth Lab is a special performance component of the Afro American Institute. The Lab provides a positive, community-based experience for Pittsburgh youth to discover the richness of creative expression. The Youth Lab is a year-round program that includes lessons in vocal techniques, composition, improvisation, basic theory, chart reading and ear training. Participants create and compose their own music, as well as explore other areas of study. The Youth Lab has been featured at the Pittsburgh Folk Festival among several other local cultural events.

The performance is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 412.469.6243.

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About CCAC
The Community College of Allegheny County is the largest institution of postsecondary higher education in Pennsylvania. The college serves 30,000 credit students through 170 degree and certificate programs and offers thousands of lifelong learning non-credit and workforce development courses to 35,000 students annually. Incorporating a learning-centered environment committed to the future of the region, CCAC continues to expand its reach through innovative programming and accessible instruction offered via convenient day, evening, weekend and online courses. With four campuses and six centers serving Allegheny County and surrounding communities, CCAC endeavors to fulfill its mission to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional and personal success in our changing global society.