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  • Dixie State Percussion and Jazz Ensembles to Perform Holiday Concerts December 3-4
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    Published - 11/26/13 - 10:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend | print
    The 2013 Dixie State University Jazz Ensemble. Photo courtesy of DSU PR
    The 2013 Dixie State University Jazz Ensemble. Photo courtesy of DSU PR
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    (ST. GEORGE, Utah) - The Dixie State University Percussion and Jazz Ensembles, both under the direction of DSU Music Department Chair Glenn Webb, will take the stage for a pair of holiday concerts next week in the Dolores Dore’ Eccles Fine Arts Center Mainstage Theater on the DSU campus

    The Percussion Ensemble concert will take place on Tuesday, December 3, at 7:30 p.m., and will feature music from Argentina, Australia, Mexico, Uganda and the United States. The show will also include two of the very first compositions written for percussion instruments, along with an adaptation of Eric Whitacre’s Sleep and Rush’s Tom Sawyer.

    The Jazz Ensemble will take the stage the following evening on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m., and will perform several holiday favorites in a jazz style. The troupe, which will be joined on stage by DSU’s Faculty Jazz Combo, will also play selections from jazz artists such as Michael Buble, Thelonius Monk, and Oliver Nelson.

    General admission tickets for each concert will be available at the door for $5 for adults and $1 for DSU students and faculty and staff with current ID. High school musicians may receive complementary tickets by contacting the DSU Music Department at 435-652-7790.

    For tickets and further information, please call 435-652-7800 or visit the central campus ticket office at the DSU Avenna Center. Patrons may also purchase tickets prior to each evening’s performance at the Eccles Fine Arts Center Box Office or online at www.dixiestatetickets.com. For a complete listing of all concerts and programs, please visit www.dixieculturalarts.com.
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