Green River College has a vibrant Performing Arts program that includes the areas of Music, Drama, and Dance. Students can undertake studies in a variety of subjects related to the history, theory, and practice of performing arts. Our courses are part of the Associates in Arts (A.A.) Degree and meet distribution for Humanities/Fine Arts/English.
The coursework in performing arts has both a global and local focus with several of our courses meeting the Global Diversity requirement.
Performing Arts is part of the Fine Arts Division
Division Chair: Paul Metivier
Green River Music Program offers courses in music performance, music history, music theory, and music technology.Music
Green River Drama Program presents contemporary and classical dramatic works three times a year, once each academic quarter.Drama
Green River Dance program has a variety of applied dance classes for both new and experienced dancers.Dance
The Bleha Center
Located on the Main Auburn Campus facing the Kennelly Commons. The Performing Arts Center houses the Music and Drama Departments. The building contains our black box theatre, dressing rooms, ensemble room, practice rooms, theatre storage, and Faculty Offices.
Building Manager: Grant Hayden
RLC 146 Recording Studio
The recording studio in RLC146 was created in 2019 with the goal of all students on campus to have access to a professional recording space dedicated to music. Students in the computer music sequence have automatic access to this space, and all other students, staff, and faculty at GRC can request access by contacting Dr. Sam Krahn at SKrahn@greenriver.edu
View a list of Equipment.
Universal Audio X8P Thunderbolt Interface
Focal 6.5” Shape Series (2)
Ableton Push 2
Alesis Surge Drum Kit
Antares MiniBrute 2
Behringer Control Surface
Epiphone Acoustic Guitar
Maudio midi controller
Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S2 MK3
Roland JC-40 2x10 Guitar Amp
Zoom Handheld Recorders
AT2050 large (multi-pattern)
Rode M3 small
Sennheiser E614 small (2)
Shure SM57 (3)
Shure Beta 52A with built-in Drum Mount
Software and Plugins:
Izotope Ozone 8 Advanced
Izotope RX Post Production Suite
Universal Audio Plugins