Marian University to host fall Jazz Studies concert

November 12, 2013

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Marian
University will be hosting a Jazz Studies concert on Saturday, November 23, at
7:30 p.m. in the Hornung Student Center.

The Little Big Band, directed by
Dr. Brian Lydeen, is a combined ensemble with students from Marian University
and UW-Fond du Lac. The group will be playing the music of Sonny Rollins, Kenny
Dorham, Fred Rogers, Henry Mancini, The Meters and Chick Corea. UW-Fond du Lac
saxophonist Alex Skinner will be a featured soloist throughout the program.

The Vocal Jazz Ensemble, directed by Prof. David Hein, will be performing
several a cappella selections that include an arrangement of The Spinners 70’s
pop/R&B tune “Mighty Love,” the traditional folk song “Scarborough Fair” and
jazz standards “How Deep is the Ocean?” and “Long Ago (And Far Away)”.

The
concert is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Brian
Lydeen, by email at blydeen@marianuniversity.edu or
by phone at 920-923-7605.