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Capital University's Conservatory of Music will present the 20th annual Jazz & World Music Festival from March 30-April 15, 2014. This event features music student, faculty and guest ensemble concerts, both on campus and in the community, and world-class jazz artists in clinics, workshops, and in concert throughout the period. All events are free and open to the public unless marked otherwise.
In addition, one day is earmarked for the Jazz Ensemble Invitational (Friday, April 4, 2014) which brings together middle and high school, collegiate and community jazz ensembles from within a multi-state region for a friendly non-competitive atmosphere in an educationally emphasized setting. Adjudication is delivered by judges recognized globally each year. The event is an endorsed event of the Jazz Education Network.
This year’s Invitational features Jack Wilkin’s Blue & Green Project, a multimedia concert presentation, with projected images of the inspirational elements for many of the compositions being featured. A juxtaposition of true Americana, these new works are influenced by Blue Ridge Mountain arts and culture (including mountain artists, craftsmen, culture, history and scenery).
Jack Wilkins, Tampa, FL – saxophoneSara Caswell, New York, NY - violinTamara Danielsson, Orlando, FL – saxophoneTom Brantley, Tampa, FL – tromboneKeith Oshiro, – tromboneJon Metzger - vibraphoneKeith Wilson – drumsMark Neuenschwander, Tampa, FL – bassCorey Christiansen, Bloomington, IN – guitars (dobro, acoustic, jazz electric)LaRue Nickelson – guitars (jazz, electrics)Per Danielsson, Orlando, FL – piano*Supplemented by Capital University Students & Faculty
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General Admission $15 – Students/Seniors (60+) $10 • Capital Students (One ticket)/Faculty (Two tickets) Admitted Free. No advance sales. Tickets available for purchase at the Mees Auditorium Box office the day of the event only beginning at 6pm.
Bring your lawn chairs, your picnic blankets, picnic baskets, non-alcoholic beverage coolers, and enjoy a day of continuous music & festival fun featuring the music of: Jazz Percussion Ensemble conFUSION BAND World Music Ensemble Savoy Ensemble Capital University Big Band Jazz Consort The C.U.R.E. (Capital University Rock Ensemble)
This event is free and open to the public.
Jazz & World Music Festival wouldn't be possible without the support of numerous corporations, local businesses and organizations. Support the businesses that sponsor the Jazz & World Music Festival!For more information, contact Dr. Lou Fischer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 614-236-6285.
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