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Instrumental chamber, jazz music

at Manchester College on Friday

NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. (Dec. 1, 2003) - Manchester College is offering "An Evening of Chamber Music and Jazz" on Friday, Dec. 5.

The performance includes the 13-member Manchester College Jazz Ensemble and separate small-instrument  and a trumpet selections, all conducted by R. Scott Tomlison, assistant professor of music and director of Manchester College bands. Tickets are $3 at the door for the 7:30 p.m. performance in Cordier Auditorium on campus.

The Jazz Ensemble's program includes Birth of Blues by Sammy Nestico, Georgia on My Mind by Hoagy Carmichael (Mark Taylor arrangement), Big Mama Cass by Andy Clark and La Playa by Doug Beach.

Small instrument programs include duets by sophomore Rachel Schoon of Lake Village, Ind., on baritone saxophone and junior Amy L. Eager of Harlan, Ind., on bassoon. Also a trio of junior Raymond F. Hart of Dupont., Ind., Andrew A. Kauffman of Nappanee, Ind., and Conductor R. Scott Tomlison will perform several selections on trumpet.

Jazz Ensemble members include:

Saxophone: first-year students Ashley J. McCormick of Greens Fork, Ind.; Brittany N. Cook of Tippecanoe, Ind. and Tyler W. Morris of North Manchester, Ind.; and junior Andrew S. Harding of Bloomington, Ind.

Trombone: first-year students Andrew F. Suhre of Michigantown, Ind., and Patrick N. Bradley of North Manchester, Ind.

Trumpet: Raymond F. Hart, and first-year students Matthew D. Martin and Carrie B. Fry-Miller, both of Fort Wayne, Ind.

Rhythm: junior Michael Rob Dymond of Chelsea, Mich.; sophomore Tyler M. Secor of Warsaw, Ind., and first-year student Kevin P. Phelps of Brookston, Ind.




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