RICHARDSON, Texas (Feb. 4, 2005) —For the sixth year, The University of Texas at Dallas’ premier performing ensembles -- the UTD Chamber Singers, directed by Kathryn Evans, and the UTD Jazz Band, directed by Kelly Durbin – will perform together in a free concert of jazz favorites, to be held at 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 26, in the Jonsson Performance Hall on campus.
The UTD Chamber Singers will present works for vocal ensemble, arranged for the two popular vocal ensembles, The Manhattan Transfer and The Real Group. The evening’s program will include Operator, A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square, Java Jive, Route 66, Snowfall, Choo Choo Ch’boogie, Twilight Tone, Tuxedo Junction, Ray’s Rockhouse, Chile con Carne, Stormy Weather and Lullaby of Broadway. The UTD Jazz Band will perform a wide variety of music, ranging from big band to swing to hot Latin numbers to contemporary jazz/rock arrangements.
For more information, about the concert, please visit: http://ah.utdallas.edu/season0405/jazzsingers.htm
For information about the many musical, arts, theatre, dance and other performances and exhibitions held throughout the year at UTD, please call 972-UTD-ARTS (972-883-2787), e-mail [email protected], or visit the School of Arts and Humanities’ Web site at http://ah.utdallas.edu/. Persons with disabilities needing special accommodations may call 972-883-2982, Texas Relay Operator: 1-800-RELAYVV.
The University of Texas at Dallas, located at the convergence of Richardson, Plano and Dallas in the heart of the complex of major multinational technology corporations known as the Telecom Corridor, enrolls more than 14,000 students. The school’s freshman class traditionally stands at the forefront of Texas state universities in terms of average SAT scores. The university offers a broad assortment of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs. For additional information about UTD, please visit the university’s web site at www.utdallas.edu.