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Many Activities Planned During SWOSU Jazz Festival

February 8, 2005

Many activities are planned during the 35th annual Southwestern Oklahoma State University Jazz Festival this weekend (February 10-12) on the Weatherford campus.

Several guest artists including trumpet player Tom Williams and vocalist Delores King Williams, both of Washington, D.C., and drummer Drori Mondlak of New York City will be at SWOSU for the activities. The SWOSU Jazz Ensemble “A”, directed by Dr. Terry Segress, will also play a big part in the festival. Other featured performers at this year’s SWOSU Jazz Festival are saxophonist Michael Cox, trombonist Robert Chambers, saxophonist and keyboard player David Hanson, and bassist Lynn Seaton.

The two main jazz festival concerts will be held on Friday, February 11, at 1 and 8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center on the SWOSU campus. General admission tickets are $12.50 and student tickets are $5. Tickets for the concerts are now available by calling the SWOSU Music Department at (580) 774-3708.

The schedule of activities for February 10-12 is:

Thursday, February 10, 2005

  • 10:15 a.m. Concert by Michael Cox, tenor saxophone; Tom Williams, trumpet; Bob Chambers, trombone; David Hanson, piano; Lynn Seaton, bass; Drori Mondlak and Delores Williams, vocal for Clinton MS & HS Band Students at Clinton Middle School Auditorium
  • 7 p.m. Concert by Michael Cox, tenor saxophone; Tom Williams, trumpet; Bob Chambers, trombone; David Hanson, piano; Lynn Seaton, bass; Drori Mondlak and Delores Williams, vocal - (Admission is free and the public is invited.) - SWOSU Music 101

Friday, February 11, 2005

  • 9 a.m - 5 p.m. Jazz Band Middle and HIgh School Jazz Band Contest - SWOSU Fine Arts Center
  • 10 a.m. Jazz Improvisation/Rhythm Section Clinic - Michael Cox, tenor saxophone; Tom Williams, trumpet; Bob Chambers, trombone; David Hanson, piano; Lynn Seaton, bass, Drori Mondlak, drums - Music 101
  • 1 p.m. Jazz Festival Concert - Fine Arts Auditorium
    (Tickets: Students $5.00 each; General Admission $12.50.)
  • 2:30 - 3:20 p.m. Jazz Vocal Clinic – Delores Williams - Music 101; Trumpet Clinic - Tom Williams - Music 118; Saxophone Clinic – Michael Cox Music 120
  • 3:30 - 4:20 p.m. Rhythm Section Clinic - David Hanson, Lynn Seaton & Drori Mondlak - Music 101; Trombone Clinic - Bob Chambers - Music 118
  • 7 p.m SWOSU Jazz Festival Alumni Band - Fine Arts Center
  • 8 p.m. Jazz Festival Concert - SWOSU Fine Arts Auditorium - (Tickets: Students $5.00 each; General Admission $12.50; Contributor’s Ticket $30.00.)

(All Friday Clinics are free and open to the public.)

Saturday, February 12, 2005

  • 10 a.m. Alumni & Friends Choir Rehearsal - Charles Chapman & Mr. Charles Klingman Fine Arts Lobby
  • 11 a.m. Alumni & Friends Concert Band Rehearsal - Dr. James South - Fine Arts Auditorium
  • 12 p.m. Alumni & Friends Luncheon, catered by SWOSU former student, Thayne Hergert - Music 101
  • 1:30 p.m. Alumni Choir & Southwestern Singers Concerts - Fine Arts Lobby
  • 3:00 p.m. Alumni Concert Band & Southwestern Wind Ensemble Concert - Fine Arts Auditorium

(All Saturday rehearsals and concerts are free and open to the public.)

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