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MVNU to host Global Rhythms

Global RhythmsOctober 19, 2012

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio --Mount Vernon Nazarene University will host the Global Rhythms World Music Ensemble, the second presentation of this year's Lecture/Artist Series, on Oct. 19. This diverse group of musicians, under the direction of founder Srivinas Krishnan, will present their unique blend of styles, cultures, and music in a special performance that evening at 7:30 p.m. This event, located in the R.R. Hodges Chapel Auditorium, will be free and open to the public.

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The concert will feature the Miami University Jazz Band, under the direction of Jeremy Long, and the Wisaal Middle Eastern Ensemble, directed by Igor Houwat, as well as several MVNU music ensembles and various guest artists.

Global Rhythms incorporates traditional and non-traditional music from all over the world. The group utilizes an eclectic blend of Middle Eastern, Caribbean, Indian, African, Brazilian, Latin, Australian, and Western instrumentation to produce its own unique sound. Global Rhythms was a concept conceived by Miami University alumnus Srinivas Krishnan. As artistic director of this Global Rhythms event, Mr. Srini will be in residence at MVNU beginning Wednesday, Oct. 15, meeting and rehearsing with MVNU music ensembles and student groups in the days prior to the concert.

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Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, four-year, intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students and working adults. With a 400-acre main campus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, and several convenient Graduate and Professional Studies sites throughout the state, MVNU emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual growth and service to community and church. MVNU offers an affordable education to more than 2,600 students from 26 states and seven countries/U.S. territories.

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