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MCCC Jazz Band, Chorus to Present Free Concerts May 12 & 13


WEST WINDSOR Ė From modern classics to the works of classical masters, music lovers will have both traditional and contemporary options with two free concerts by Mercer County Community College (MCCC) students.

The MCCC Chorus will present its spring concert on Tuesday, May 12, at 7:30 p.m., with the MCCC Jazz Band performing on Wednesday, May 13, at 8 p.m. Both performances will take place in Kelsey Theatre on Mercerís West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.

The MCCC Chorus, directed by Timothy Smith, will present a program entitled ďA Choral Tapestry,Ē which includes a variety of works by composers Thomas Weelkes, Randall Thompson, Camille Saint-SaŽns and others.

MCCC Jazz Ensemble
MCCC Jazz Band students during the "Explore Mercer" Open House April 16.

Wednesdayís performance by the MCCC Jazz Band, directed by Professor Bill Corvino, is a varied and exciting program for this yearís Spring Concert. The performance includes the works of Stevie Wonder, John Coltrane, and Freddie Hubbard, among others. All selections will feature standout improvisations by jazz students, who will be performing in small groups, as well as in the full band.

Both concerts are free and open to the public. Kelsey Theatre is wheelchair accessible and free parking is available next to the theater. For more information, contact the Music Department during at (609) 570-3735.





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