The Quincy University Music Department will host its Hawk Express Jazz Band Fall Concert on Sunday, October 23, at 3 p.m. at the Connie Niemann Center for Music located at QU’s North Campus (17th and Seminary Rd). The concert is free and open to the public. The band is under the direction of Dr. Christine Damm, DMA, dean of the School of Fine Arts and Communication.

The Hawk Express Jazz Band will perform a wide array of jazz tunes including The Chicken, String of Pearls, #1 No Pickles, and Birks WorksSenior music education major, Cody Collins, will be featured on the trumpet feature, Feels So Good, a piece made famous by Chuck Mangione.  Senior Kassidy Venvertloh, tenor saxophone, will be featured on the beautiful ballad Midnight Voyage.

For more information, contact Christine Damm at 217-228-5432 ext. 3159.

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