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04/21/2014

Arts Council of York County Presents Winthrop Jazz Guitar Ensemble on April 24

Quick Facts

 The students will be accompanied by bassist Andy Preston, who is also orchestra director for the Lexington 2 School District and the S.C. Philharmonic.
 All musicians are guitar majors in the Department of Music who will show off their skills in jazz styles like swing, bop, funk and ragtime.
 The exciting performance will include renditions on songs such as “Sweet Lorraine,” “Polka Dots and Moonbeams,” “I Could Write a Book” and “One Note Samba.”

ROCK HILL, S.C. - The Arts Council of York County will proudly present Winthrop University’s Jazz Guitar Ensemble in concert on Thursday, April 24.

The exciting performance will include renditions on songs such as “Sweet Lorraine,” “Polka Dots and Moonbeams,” “I Could Write a Book” and “One Note Samba.” All musicians are guitar majors in the Department of Music who will show off their skills in jazz styles like swing, bop, funk and ragtime.

Jazz guitar ensemble students include:

•Blake Brown
•Matthew Hamage
•Ellis Hendrix
•Matthew Johnston
•David Liotta
•Tony Oliver-Paul
•Kelsey Pittman
•Alex Skiro

The students will be accompanied by bassist Andy Preston, who is also orchestra director for the Lexington 2 School District and the S.C. Philharmonic.

The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Community Performance Center in downtown Rock Hill, 249 E. Main Street. Tickets are $5 at the door. It is an approved cultural event

For more information contact the Department of Music at 803/323-2255.

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