Kennesaw State University schedules Fall Jazz Ensemble Concert

The Kennesaw State University Fall Jazz Ensemble Concert will be held Wednesday‚ Oct. 17 at…

Georgia (Oct 11, 2001) — Kennesaw State University schedules Fall Jazz Ensemble Concert

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The Kennesaw State University Fall Jazz Ensemble Concert will be held Wednesday‚ Oct. 17 at Stillwell Theater. The performance will feature high−energy big band sounds and romantic ballads‚ along with two featured vocal performances.



Selections include "Autumn Leaves‚" "Blue Rondo Ala Turk‚" "The Theme From the Pink Panther‚" "Brass Machine" and "Hard Hearted Hannah."



Composers include Duke Ellington‚ Henry Mancini‚ Harry James and Juan Tizol.



Kennesaw State's jazz ensemble director is Steven Watson. An Atlanta musician and educator‚ Watson was selected as the new director in July‚ 2001. He is a graduate of KSU's Department of Music who has performed with premier jazz ensembles in the Atlanta area‚ including The Hollywood Hills Orchestra‚ The Cecil Welch Orchestra and The Zoots and the Swingin' Suits. Additionally‚ Watson is the leader of the local jazz band Swing Shift. Showtime is 8 p.m. Admission is $1 for students‚ faculty and staff‚ and $5 for the general public.



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Kennesaw State University‚ a progressive‚ comprehensive institution with a growing student population of 14‚000‚ offers more than 50 degree programs. Out of 34 institutions‚ KSU is the sixth largest in the University System of Georgia.


 

A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu

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