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QU Music Department to host jazz band concert

Posted: Apr. 15, 2019 10:20 am

QUINCY -- Quincy University Music Department's Hawk Express Jazz Band will perform its Spring Jazz Showcase concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 5, in the Connie Niemann Center for Music, 17th and Seminary Road.

The Quincy University Symphonic Band, under the direction of assistant professor of music Christine Damm, will perform a wide array of jazz tunes, including "Don't Get Around Much Anymore," "Shiny Stockings" and "Big Noise from Winnetka." Senior Laura Mackrides will be featured on piano in "Killer on Keys." Alto saxophonist Zach Vanderbol will be featured in "After the Rain."

This concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call Damm at 217-228-5432, ext. 3159.

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