is a diverse group of people singing an irresistible
variety of American popular music. Students and
community members from all walks of life, from
professional musicians to first-timers, work side by
side to study and perform the abundance of styles that
make up the music of America.
Now in its eleventh year, the Coalition has proved to
be much more than a choir. It is a family of music
lovers who come together to share their
hearts and blend their voices in joyous harmony.
Dr. Kirby Shaw is a master of stylistic
diversity and a pioneer in choral music
education. His numerous arrangements
and compositions are sung around the
world. He is a teacher and performer
was a proposed U.S. state that would
span contiguous, mostly rural areas of
southern Oregon and northern
California. As early as 1852 there were
attempts to gain statehood. The most
recent was in 1941, an effort that was
abruptly ended by the attack on Pearl
Harbor. But the Jefferson State spirit of
independence and individuality lives on.
THE STATE OF JEFFERSON
Please enjoy our humorous tribute to the
Jefferson State Border Patrol of 1941.
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