The jazz collaboration concert will feature performances by QU Jazz Band, JWCC Jazz Band, Quincy Junior High School 7th grade Jazz Band and 8th grade Jazz Band, and the PMO Jazz Band. The concert will take place at the Mary Ellen Orr Auditorium on the campus of John Wood Community College on March 21 at 6:30 p.m.

The concert will feature jazz music that spans generations while highlighting the talent of students. Each group will present two pieces independently, and then the concert will end with QU and JWCC jazz bands performing 2 pieces together.

The bands are under the direction of Dr. Christine Damm, Jessica Snider, Sara Fairbrother, Edward Sailer, and Jill Steinkamp.

Tickets are $5 for adults, and students are free. Tickets may be purchased at the door.

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

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