Missouri S&T jazz ensemble students will perform jazz tunes from movies and television during a concert hosted by the S&T arts, languages, and philosophy department on Oct. 28.
The performance will begin at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall, located on the Missouri S&T campus at the corner of 10th and Main streets in Rolla. A student-led jazz combo will perform pre-concert music starting at 6:30 p.m., and the big bands, directed by Dr. Kyle Wernke, assistant professor of music, will perform at 7 p.m.
“The Missouri S&T Jazz Ensembles are putting on an exciting program that celebrates jazz in film and television,” says Wernke. “The ensembles will perform ‘The Third Man Theme,’ music from ‘Walk on the Wild Side’ and ‘Ruby Gentry,’ and more.”
Tickets are $5 for the public and free for 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.
About Missouri University of Science and Technology
Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is a STEM-focused research university of over 7,000 students. Part of the four-campus University of Missouri System and located in Rolla, Missouri, Missouri S&T offers 101 degrees in 40 areas of study and is among the nation’s top 10 universities for return on investment, according to Business Insider. S&T also is home to the Kummer Institute, made possible by a $300 million gift from Fred and June Kummer. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit www.mst.edu.