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MVNU Instrumental Ensembles to Perform

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — The Mount Vernon Nazarene University instrumental ensembles will present a spring concert on Tuesday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the R.R. Hodges Chapel Auditorium. The concert will feature the Brass Ensemble, Flute Choir, Jazz Band, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, and Woodwind Ensemble. The community is invited to attend this free event.

The Symphonic Wind Ensemble will perform classic marches and band literature by John Phillip Sousa, Gustav Holst, and Leroy Anderson. They will also present the world-premiere performance of MVNU adjunct professor and local composer Jim Puckett’s “Fantasia” for bass clarinet and wind ensemble which will also feature MVNU adjunct professor Dr. Adrienne Lape as guest soloist.

The Jazz Band will offer arrangements of jazz, pop, and Broadway standards including selections made popular by Frank Sinatra, Count Basie, Gordon Goodwin, and Chuck Mangione. The Brass Ensemble, Flute Choir, and Woodwind Ensemble will perform a variety of literature.

The ensembles are directed by Jim Puckett, Douglas Neel, Jennifer Packard, and Dr. Adrienne Lape.

For more information on this or other musical events, please 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 32 states and 19 countries/U.S. territories.