Quincy University to be host of third annual honor jazz band festival Friday

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The third annual QU Honor Jazz Band Festival, to be held Friday, will conclude with a concert by the Quincy University Hawk Express Jazz Band at 5 p.m. | Photo courtesy of Quincy University

QUINCY — The Quincy University School of Fine Arts and Communication will be the host of the third annual QU Honor Jazz Band Festival on Friday, April 28, at the Connie Niemann Center for Music, 17th and Seminary Road.

Twenty high school musicians from area schools were selected through a competitive process to participate in the event.

The Quincy University Hawk Express Jazz Band will perform for the high school students at 2 p.m., and the event will conclude with a concert at 5 p.m. The Jazz Band is under the direction of Christine Damm, DMA, dean of the school of fine arts and communication.

The concert is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Damm at dammch@quincy.edu or 217-228-5432, ext. 3159.

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