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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 www.mnsu.edu/music. For more information, call the Performance Series office, 507-389-5549.