Posting Date: March 10, 2010
KSU to host annual School of Music Collage Concert
Performances to showcase work and talent of students and faculty
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KSU Wind Ensemble (from left), KSU Chorale and
Assistant Professor of Violin Helen Kim
KENNESAW, Ga.—On March 27, the Kennesaw State University School of Music will host the annual Collage Concert at the Dr. Bobbie Bailey & Family Performance Center. The concert starts at 8 p.m. and will feature performances from the KSU Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Chorale, Jazz Ensemble, Women’s Chorus and Chamber Singers.
Sam Skelton, director of jazz studies, is coordinating the event. He says that “The goal of these performances is to raise awareness of the great music that the school presents throughout the year."
The Collage Concert will include a fast-paced scheduling of vignette performances,with no break from one ensemble to the next, adding to the collage effect. The concert will span an assortment of musical styles and instrumentation. As Skelton describes, “The concert will cover the spectrum of what the School of Music has to offer."
“It will be an evening of upbeat and fun music,” says Skelton. “I encourage all to attend. The KSU School of Music is the South's best kept secret. Come see why.”
Tickets for this event are $15 and can be purchased at the KSU box office.
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A member of the 35-unit University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive, residential institution with a growing student population of more than 21,000 from 142 countries. The third-largest university in Georgia, Kennesaw State offers more than 65 graduate and undergraduate degrees, including new doctorates in education and business.
The KSU College of the Arts is one of only four Georgia institutions to have achieved full national accreditation for all of its arts programs.