Chemeketa Community College Debuts Night of a Thousand Lights Series

Posted on May 8, 2023

Chemeketa Community College will feature Delgani String Quartet in a new concert series

Salem, Ore., May 4, 2023 — Chemeketa Community College is pleased to present a new concert series, “A Night of a Thousand Lights.” The series will be held at Chemeketa Auditorium at 4000 Lancaster Drive Northeast, Salem, Oregon. The first concert in the series will feature the Delgani String Quartet on May 19, 2023, at 7:30 pm.

“A Night of a Thousand Lights” will be an intimate series of world class musicians surrounded by more than a thousand lights and candles. The Delgani String Quartet will present an exciting performance of classical and contemporary repertoire in the intimate concert setting. The musicians of Delgani are violinists Anthea Kreston and Jannie Wei, violist Kimberlee Uwate, and cellist Eric Alterman. They have performed throughout the United States and internationally.

“We are very excited to present this magical new concert series. We hope concert goers awaken their senses with a thousand lights and live music,” says Stephen Munshaw, of Chemeketa Community Colleges Event Services. “The Delgani String Quartet is an exceptional musical ensemble with talent, passion, and dedication to their craft, we are lucky to have them.”

Special announcements of upcoming concerts, including those in the Acclaimed Artists Series will be presented that evening. Building 6 is on the east side of Chemeketa Community College on 45th Street. The purple parking lot is directly in front of the auditorium and the closest parking lot. For tickets go to


For more than 50 years, Chemeketa Community College has committed itself to transforming lives and our community through exceptional learning experiences in the Mid-Willamette Valley. As the second multi-campus district in Oregon, Chemeketa serves 30,000 students annually at its Salem and Yamhill Valley campuses, as well as Brooks, Eola, Winema, Dallas, Woodburn, and Chemeketa Center for Business and Industry (CCBI).

Chemeketa Community College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and educational institution.

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