April 10, 2012
Cowley College Jazz Band/ACHS Jazz Band to hold concert at the Ark City Middle School
With its trip to the University of Northern Colorado/Greeley Jazz Festival set to take place April 19-21, the Cowley College Jazz Band will give local music lovers an opportunity to hear them perform a concert along with the Arkansas City High School Jazz Band, at 7 p.m. Monday, April 16 at the Ark City Middle School. There is no cost to attend the concert.
The Cowley College Jazz Band will open the concert and the Arkansas City High School Jazz Band will then take the stage to play its own set of music.
In February, Cowley College instrumental music instructor Josh Fleig led the Cowley College Concert Band in a performance with the Arkansas City High School Concert Band.
“It is really gratifying to develop a strong relationship with Arkansas City High School, it was high time we did more things with them because we have a lot of their students come here,” Fleig said. “We are all in this together to teach and learn music.”
Following the Cowley College Jazz Band and Cowley College Singers’ trip to the Greeley Jazz Festival, they will both return to Arkansas City to perform a concert with the on Tuesday, April 24 at 7 p.m.
“The more we perform the better we get,” Fleig said.