MVNU Instrumental Ensembles to Perform Free Concert
April 1, 2014
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio - The MVNU Jazz Band, Flute Choir, and Symphonic Wind Ensemble will perform a concert at Mount Vernon Nazarene University on Tuesday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the R.R. Hodges Chapel/Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public.
The Symphonic Wind Ensemble will present a program theme of "Music from Around the World," which will include John Barne Chance's "Variations on a Korean Folk Song," Percy Grainger's "Irish Tune from County Derry," and Jean Sibelius' "Finlandia." The Wind Ensemble welcomes Ms. Sabina Thalheim, who will guest conduct an arrangement of Antonin Dvorak's "Slavonic Dances." The Symphonic Wind Ensemble is directed by Dr. John Packard.
The Jazz Band will feature a variety of big band and popular favorites and is directed by Mr. Jim Puckett. The Flute Choir will perform several selections from the flute repertoire and is directed by Mrs. Jenny Packard.
These MVNU instrumental ensembles perform in various concerts and venues throughout the school year. Students representing several states, a variety of academic majors, and a number of different denominational backgrounds are involved.
For more information on this or other musical events, please visit or contact Tressa Daley at (740) 397-9000, ext. 3000.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, four-year, intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students and working adults. With a 327-acre main campus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, and several convenient Graduate and Professional Studies locations throughout the state, MVNU emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual growth and service to community and church. MVNU offers an affordable education to more than 2,200 students from 29 states and 12 countries/U.S. territories.