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February 14, 2013

CC Singers and Jazz Band to perform at Friends University Jazz Festival


concertThe Cowley College Singers and the school’s Jazz Band will perform at the 20th year celebration of the Friends University Jazz Festival Friday and Saturday at the Sebits Auditorium on the campus of Friends University.

The CC Singers will perform Friday at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 for students with ID and $9 for adults. Tickets may be purchased by calling 316-295-5677 or at the door.

The Cowley Jazz Band will perform Saturday at 3:15 p.m. There is no charge to attend the concert.

“This is the 20th year for the Friends University Jazz Festival and the music department at Cowley is so honored to be asked to be a part of it,” Connie Donatelli, director of vocal music said.

At 2 p.m. Saturday prior to the Jazz Band performance the CC Singers will have the opportunity to attend a Master Class from the Grammy Award jazz vocal group, “The New York Voices”. 

“This is an unbelievable opportunity for the CC Singers to learn how to sing jazz,” Donatelli said.

Capping the weekend, the CC Singers and Jazz Band will attend the main concert event, which will feature “The Count Basie Orchestra and The New York Voices” at the Orpheum Theater in downtown Wichita.