SWOSU Jazz Ensembles to Perform this Sunday


Southwestern Oklahoma State University Jazz A, Jazz B, and Jazz Combo ensembles will be featured in concert this Sunday, November 11, on the Weatherford campus.

The 3 p.m. concert will be held in the Fine Arts Center Auditorium. Admission is free, and the public is invited and encouraged to attend.

Dr. Richard Tirk, assistant professor of trumpet and jazz at SWOSU, said music will include works by Fred Sturm, Sammy Nestico, Glen Miller, Louis Prima and Maria Schneider. The concert will feature some newer pieces like Javier Arau’s Electric Abraxis, written for the Colorado chapter of the American School Band Director’s Association in 2010, as well as older favorites including Glen Miller’s timeless In the Mood

It will be a busy weekend for the Jazz A Ensemble, which will provide live music for the Miss SWOSU Pageant on Saturday evening, November 10.