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      February 29, 2012

       

      University of Alaska Fine Arts Building
      Fairbanks, Alaska 99775

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      UAF Wind Symphony and Jazz @ Six Concert

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:


      UAF WIND SYMPHONY AND JAZZ BAND CONCERT

      WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2012
      8:00 PM
      CHARLES DAVIS CONCERT HALL
      TICKETS AT DOOR $10 ADULTS/$5 STUDENTS/SENIORS/MILITARY, CHILDREN UNDER 12 FREE.

      PHONE: 474-7555

      CONCTACT: KAREN GUSTAFSON OR JAMES BICIGO (kagustafson2@alaska.edu or jmbicigo@alaska.edu)



      Both the UAF Wind Symphony and Jazz @ Six Band will be featured in this event.

      The Jazz @ Six Band is performing music to be presented on the following weekend at the Notre Dame Collegiate Jazz Festival in Indiana, an event in which they were invited to participate after an auditioned selection process. This will be the second time in two years the band, under the direction of Dr. James Bicigo, has been invited to the festival but the first year they will be able to travel to the event. This will be the send off performance for this select group of musicians.

      The Wind Symphony, under the direction of Dr. Karen Gustafson, will be celebrating the 35th Anniversary of the release of the original Star Wars movie by performing music from the original trilogy including The Imperial March. Princess Leia's Theme, The Battle in the Forest, and Yoda's Theme and Star Wars Main Theme. Other music will include Shelley Hanson's Tocata and La Tumba de Alejandro Garcia Caturla from Islas y Montanas and Mary Ellen Childs' Zephyrus.

      The Notre Dame Collegiate Jazz Festival is an annual jazz concert hosted by the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. It is usually held around the last weekend of February, in Washington Hall on the Notre Dame campus.
      The festival has been held yearly since 1959 and showcases superior college jazz ensembles from around the United States. The festival also invites distinguished jazz musicians as guests and judges which have included Bill Evans, Quincy Jones, Cannonball Adderley, Herbie Hancock, Ray Brown, Wynton Marsalis, Dee Dee Bridgewater, John Clayton, and many more notable jazz musicians.

      Cost: $10/$5, under 12 free

      Categories: Concerts & Tour Dates

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
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