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Coker College Concert Band to Perform Musical Mix-Up April 11

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Hartsville, S.C. – April 4, 2016 – The Coker College Concert Band will perform a “Musical Mix-Up” on Monday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the campus’s Music Recital Hall. The event is open to the public and admission is free.

The performance will include soloists, small ensembles and the Jazz Band, and will offer a variety of music from Mozart to contemporary jazz. The event will also include local guest artist Al Haynes on the piano and the After Dark Jazz Quartet.

"When we were directing bands in public schools, our favorite event of the year was the Solo and Ensemble Festival because the format allows individual musicians to concentrate on music of their choice and stretch their musical wings,” said Penny and Steve Rogers, Directors of the Coker College Concert Band. “The Musical Mix-Up is our Coker College version of that type of event. Magical things happen when the musicians select and prepare the style of music that they are personally passionate about, and we hope everyone will come out and enjoy the experience along with us!"  

The Coker College Concert Band is a true community ensemble made up of Coker students, area high school students, music teachers and Hartsville community members.

For more information about the event, please contact Penny Rogers at band@coker.edu or 843-335-5471.

Event Summary:

Coker College Concert Band’s “Musical Mix-Up”
Monday, April 11, 7:30 p.m.
Music Recital Hall, Coker College (at the entrance of Coker’s campus)
The event is open to the public and admission is free.

Release written by Media Relations Coordinator Elizabeth Coxe Hubbard.

 
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Coker College is a student-focused, private liberal arts college located in Hartsville, South Carolina. Coker combines round table, discussion-based learning with hands-on experiences to encourage active participation in and out of the classroom. A supportive, close-knit community prepares Coker students with the confidence and practical life skills they need to reach their personal best, in college and beyond.

Founded in 1908, Coker is a bachelor’s and master’s degree-granting institution and competes in 21 NCAA Division II sports. Coker is ranked among the "Best Colleges" in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review, and by Washington Monthly as one of the Southeast's "Best Bang for the Buck" colleges.