Missouri S&T jazz ensembles to perform fall concert

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On October 21, 2019

Photo Tom Wagner/Missouri S&T, ©2019 Missouri S&T: Spring 2019 Jazz Band Concert at Missouri S&T, performances of Jazz Combo, Joe Band and Miner Band

Missouri S&T’s arts, languages and philosophy department will present its fall jazz ensemble concert this November.

The concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall, located at the corner of 10th and Main streets on the Missouri S&T campus. The ensembles will be directed by Dr. Kyle Wernke, an assistant teaching professor of music.

The concert will begin with a performance by the S&T Jazz Combo, followed by the larger ensembles at 7 p.m. The ensembles will perform music by Charlie Parker, Count Basie, Gordon Goodwin, Sammy Nestico and more.

“Come join us for an evening of jazz with the S&T Combo and both the Joe and Miner big bands,” says Wernke. “We will present a dynamic program of everything from Latin, to swing, to funk.”

Tickets are $5 in advance or $7 at the door for the public and free to youth, ages 18 and under, and Missouri S&T students with a valid ID. Tickets can be purchased 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday from the Leach Theatre Box Office, located inside the main entrance to Castleman Hall, facing 10th Street. Tickets can also be purchased online at leachtheatre.mst.edu or by calling 573-341-4219. Service fees may apply to tickets purchased online or by phone.

For more information on the performance or Missouri S&T’s performing arts programs, call the performing arts office at 573-341-4185.

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