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Release Date: Feb. 11, 2020
GAMBIER, Ohio — As part of Kenyon College’s yearlong celebration commemorating 50 years of women at the College, the Kenyon Jazz Ensemble presents a winter program of music by female composers and arrangers. The performance will be given Saturday, Feb. 15, at 8 p.m. in Rosse Hall, 105 College Drive.
The concert will feature the compositional talents of historical figures Mary Lou Williams and Melba Liston in addition to more contemporary artists including Toshiko Akiyoshi, Maria Schneider, and Bria Skonberg. Highlighting the concert will be guest singer, composer and songwriter Andrea Daly, a 2006 Kenyon graduate, who will sing one of her own songs plus another with the Jazz Ensemble.
The 18-piece Jazz Ensemble, directed by Professor of Music Ted Buehrer, is made up of 19 students and two Kenyon faculty and staff members. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Department of Music at 740-427-5197.