​Adrian College Concert Band and Jazz Ensembles in Concert

Concert scheduled for 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., December 8 in Dawson Auditorium

ADRIAN, MI – The Music Department announces its annual winter concerts of the Adrian College Concert Band, Jazz Ensembles, and three chamber ensembles: flute choir, percussion choir and brass quintet.  The Concert Band and chamber ensembles will perform at 11:00 a.m. and the jazz ensembles at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 8th in Dawson Auditorium on the Adrian College campus.  

The 11:00 a.m. concert will feature performances of Leroy Anderson’s Sleigh Ride and Christmas Festival,Tschesnekoff’s Salvation is Created, Fucik’s Florentiner March, and Holsinger’s Havendance.  

The 5:00 p.m. concert will include performances by both jazz ensembles – an eclectic repertoire historically ranging from Irving Berlin to Radiohead.  Vocalists Shunbin Yao and Hannah Messerschmidt will also be featured:  Yao will sing Blue Moon and Messerschmidt will sing Nelson Riddle’s setting of Pick Yourself Up as performed by Ella Fitzgerald. 

These concerts are free and open to the public.  For additional information, contact Dr. Marty Marks at 517-264-3879 or mmarks@adrian.edu.