Holiday Jazz Concert at AU on Dec. 6

Holiday Jazz Concert at AU on Dec. 6

11/29/18 ASHLAND, Ohio The Ashland University Department of Music will present an Ashland University Jazz Concert on Thursday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Hugo Young Theatre on the AU campus. The concert is free and open to the public. 

Under the direction of Dr. Scott Garlock, the concert will offer pre-concert music from the Mellow Work Chicken jazz combo with Bridgid McDonald and Jared Metz on saxophone; Molly Winnard, drums; Torin Dunn, guitar; Emily Ebert, bass; and Alex Kwan, piano. 

The 3rd annual AUJO Alumni Big Band will perform selections beginning at 7:30 p.m. followed by the Ashland University Jazz Orchestra’s (AUJO) program of jazz standards and holiday favorites including Auld Lang Syne, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas and Let It Snow.

The 2018-2019 AUJO roster includes saxophonists McDonald, Michael Spalding, Lauren DeBracy, Erika Wright and Ariane Hill; Nick Lawwill, Branden Barber, Jennifer Wigton and Nathan Roblin on trumpet; Matthew MacDonald, Satch Garlock and Eric Watts on trombone; Emily Schordock on horn; while the rhythm section consists of Ebert, bass; Winnard, drums; Alex Trotter, piano; Oliver Dewey, guitar; and vocalist Gracie Fumic.

AUJO will have their holiday CD recording “AUJOy to the World” featuring vocals by Cathi Muckle available for purchase at the concert at $10 each.  

For more information, visit the Web site at www.ashland.edu/music or contact Tricia Applegate, coordinator of performing arts publicity and events, at 419-289-5950 or tapplega@ashland.edu.

Ashland University, ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2018, is a mid-sized, comprehensive private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Religiously affiliated with the Brethren Church, Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) deeply values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students. ###

 

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