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Moravian College’s BIG Band & Jazz Combo to Perform on April 20

Moravian College Big BandBethlehem, Pa., April 10, 2013 – Moravian College’s BIG Band & Jazz Combo, directed by conductor Tony Gairo, on Saturday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Foy Concert Hall. The popular ensemble will feature jazz standards and new music.

The Moravian College Big Band is a musical ensemble made up of elite musicians who are chosen to perform through audition. The band is dedicated to educating students and the public in the tradition and future of the large jazz orchestra through high quality performances. These presentations include jazz classics of the masters as well as new works arranged for traditional big band instrumentation. The group has performed at jazz festivals and backed many great jazz artists including the likes of Ravi Coltrane and T.S. Monk, among others.

General admission is $10, and $5 for students and seniors. Foy Hall is located on Moravian’s Hurd Campus in downtown historic Bethlehem. For further questions, please contact Bill Bauman of the Music Department at 610-861-1650 or email at music@moravian.edu. Moravian College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Bill Bauman of the Music Department at 610-861-1650 or email at music@moravian.edu at least one week prior to the event.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America’s sixth-oldest college. Moravian partners with students to build a strong foundation for their future. Visit the College’s Web site at www.moravian.edu.