Jazz Ensemble to Present Annual Halloween Concert

Oct. 20, 2017

Jazz Ensemble

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— As part of this year’s Halloween festivities, enjoy the treat of music during the Illinois Wesleyan University Jazz Ensemble’s Halloween Concert on Friday, Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public and will take place in Presser Hall’s Westbrook Auditorium.

Directed by IWU Adjunct Instructor of Music Glenn Wilson, the concert will feature compositions and arrangements by Don Menza, Bill Holman, Mike Kamuf, Bobby Timmons and Thelonius Monk, among others. Performers will be dressed in costume, and concertgoers are invited to attend the show in costume as well. A costume contest will be held during intermission, with prizes for the best costumes.

The 15-piece Jazz Ensemble is comprised of jazz students from a variety of majors at Illinois Wesleyan. The group has toured both nationally and internationally, including tours to Nashville, New York, Italy, the Bahamas and Japan.

For more information, please contact the IWU School of Music at (309) 556-3061.

By Vi Kakares ‘20