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Georgia Southern University jazz band will perform Nov. 16

The Jazz Band from the Department of Music at Georgia Southern University will perform on Friday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m.in the fellowship hall of Pittman Park United Methodist Church in Statesboro.

Under the direction of Bill Schmid, associate professor of music at the University, the 21 members of this all-student ensemble are an elite group, open only by audition. ‘The purpose of the band is twofold. One, to provide and education for students into the performance of jazz and two, to provide audiences with an opportunity to experience live jazz,” Schmid said.

Among the selections the band will play are ‘San Juan Shuffle,” ‘When I Fall in Love,” ‘Cubano Chant” and ‘Tip Toe.”

There is no admission fee for the performance. Pittman Park United Methodist Church is located at 1102 Fair Road.

Georgia Southern University, a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University, offers more than 120 degree programs serving nearly 17,000 students. Through eight colleges, the University offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs built on more than a century of academic achievement. The University, one of Georgia’s largest, is a top choice of Georgia’s HOPE scholars and is recognized for its student-centered approach to education. Visit: www.georgiasouthern.edu .

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