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March 3: Various Music Groups to Perform

Two a cappella vocal groups and Jazz Lab Band will perform in Halling Recital Hall.

2015-03-05
Minnesota State University, Mankato Department of Music News Release, 2-19-2015

Mankato, Minn. – A variety of different groups will perform on Tuesday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Elias J. Halling Recital Hall of the Earley Center for Performing Arts, 320 Maywood Ave.

Two a cappella vocal groups will perform an assortment of arrangements and cover tunes recorded by Pentatonix, BackTrack Vocals, Little Big Town, Cadence and New York Voices.

The Jazz Lab Band will perform jazz charts by Chuck Mangione, Bert Zvacek, Dave Mills, and Bill Chase.

Dr. Douglas Snapp, Director of Jazz Studies, said of the Contemporary Groups, ”The students choose their own music, solos, as if they were doing this in the real world, running a group and gigging at a club,” Snapp said. “It’s good experience for them. The groups are totally open and a great place for creativity.”

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

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