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Minnesota State University, Mankato
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April 29: Jazz Spring Concert

University groups to perform.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Department of Music News Release, 4-9-2014

MANKATO, Minn. – Director of Jazz Studies Douglas Snapp leads the Jazz Combos and Vocal Jazz Groups in a performance on Tuesday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Elias J. Halling Recital Hall of the Earley Center for Performing Arts, 320 Maywood Ave.

The concert will feature a contemporary pop feel. The vocal portion of the concert features both a Daft Punk and a Michael Jackson medley and an arrangement of Lorde’s Royals. Music Major Laken Fennern has choreographed a number of dance sequences for the vocal groups.

The Jazz Combo will perform a number of Freddie Hubbard tunes. A new addition to the Department is the Garage Band Band. This group will perform combining pre-recorded programmed tracks with their live performance.

Concert admission is $9; $7 for students with a valid MavCARD. Discount tickets are available online for University students. Advance purchase is strongly encouraged. Those who wish to purchase tickets online should go to For more information, call the Performance Series office, 507-389-5549.

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