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Dallas Brass will play at PAC on April 5

One of America’s most versatile musical ensembles is coming to the Performing Arts Center (PAC) at Georgia Southern University.

The Dallas Brass will perform in concert at the PAC on Saturday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m.

The group has established a unique blend of traditional brass instruments with a complement of drums and percussion, creating an entity of extraordinary range. Its family friendly performances feature a blend of classical masterpieces, Dixieland, swing, Broadway, Hollywood and patriotic music.

‘Our ideal audience has a range in ages from 5 to 95,” said Michael Levine, the Dallas Brass founder and trombonist. ‘Our goal is to entertain and enrich by playing great music, while showing our audience how much we enjoy what we do.”

Tickets for the Dallas Brass are $30 per person for the general public. Georgia Southern faculty, staff and students will receive a $5 discount for each ticket.

In addition, if any tickets are available 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the performance, any Georgia Southern student with a valid University I.D. can purchase one ticket for $10.

The Dallas Brass was founded in 1983. Since then, the group has played all over the U.S., including performances in Carnegie Hall in New York City and the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and toured Europe and Asia.

In addition, the Dallas Brass played for former Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush and appeared with numerous orchestras, including the Cincinnati Pops, the New York Pops and the Philadelphia Pops.

Along the way, the Dallas Brass has released six recordings: ‘Debut,” ‘Dallas Brass II,” ‘A Merry Christmas with Brass,” ‘Windborne,” ‘Nutcracker” and ‘American Musical Journey.”

The PAC is located on the Georgia Southern campus at the corner of Chandler Road and Plant Drive. The box office is open every Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. The box office is also open one hour prior to the start of each performance.

To purchase tickets or obtain additional information, call (912) 486-7999 or toll free (866) PAC-ARTS, or visit the PAC Web site at http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/pac .

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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