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Music Accompaniment is designed to elevate your talents and understanding of the music industry. Certificate and degree options available! 



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Barton Theatre Presents “A Christmas Story” Radio Play

December Calendar

College News

Nov 30

Barton’s Director of Instrumental Activities Jamie Minneman participated in a once-in-a-lifetime experience last week by marching with the Saluting America's Band Directors (SABD) in the 97th Annual Macy’s Parade in New York City.

Nov 27

The Barton Community College Library will team up with the English department and Barton’s literary annual “Prairie Ink” staff to host a writing workshop from 6-7:30 p.m. Nov. 30 in the Cavanaugh Room in the Barton Library.

Nov 13

Barton Theatre’s Barton Bards troupe, in conjunction with the Great Bend Community Theatre will present a live, “old-fashioned” radio show presentation of “A Christmas Story,” by Jean Shepard at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Crest Theater, 1905 Lakin Ave., in Great Bend. Admission is free as a gift to the community.

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