S&T Jazz Band to perform spring concert

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On April 15, 2014

The Missouri University of Science and Technology Jazz Band will perform its spring concert on the S&T campus this month.

The concert, titled “Jazzin’ the Night Away,” will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, April 25, in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall, 10th and Main streets in Rolla. David Cress, lecturer in arts, languages and philosophy, will conduct the band.

The band will perform pieces made popular by Bobby Darin, Charles Mingus, Ella Fitzgerald, Bob Mintzer and Maynard Ferguson. The concert will also feature vocal performances by S&T students Ian Ramsey, Elyse Carter, Jessica Farris and Rebecca Hanauer.

The S&T Jazz Combo, under the direction of Emma Bradford, a senior in geological engineering from St. Louis, will give a “pre-concert” performance at 6:30 p.m. that night.

Tickets are $5 for the general public and free for S&T students, faculty and staff who present a valid I.D. and youth age 18 or younger. Tickets can be purchased 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Leach Theatre Box Office located in the vestibule of the main entrance of Castleman Hall, facing 10th street, or by calling 573-341-4219. They will also be available for purchase at the door an hour before the performance.

For more information on the concert or the Missouri S&T Jazz Band, contact Cress at cressdl@mst.edu, or call the Missouri S&T performing arts office at 573-341-4185.

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