HANNIBAL, Mo. — The Hannibal Concert Association kicks off its 2021-2022 concert season on Sept. 24 with the Route 66 Jazz Orchestra featuring guest singer, Hannibal vocalist Patrick Hedges. The orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Roland Fine Arts Center’s Parker Theater on the campus of Hannibal-LaGrange University. Without a season or patron membership, tickets are $25 for adults and $5 for students. Single, season and patron member tickets will be available at the door at 6:30 p.m. before the concert begins. They may be bought online at https://hannibal-concert-association.square.site/.
The Route 66 Jazz Orchestra is a 20-piece jazz band dedicated to the preservation and promotion of “Big Band” jazz through performance, education and community involvement. Founded in 1969 by Ron Stillwell as the Meramec Jazz Lab Band, Route 66 Jazz continues to this day to act as jazz ambassadors for the community. Led by retired music educator Bob Boedges of Normandy and Collinsville High Schools, these musicians come from all walks of life, including business professionals, music educators both active and retired, music students and music professionals. After more than 40 years, the band continues to thrive, with performances at festivals, community events, conferences and theaters across the region.
HCA season and patron ticket holders benefit from free/discounted admission to all performances of the Keokuk Concert Association and Quincy Civic Music Association.
For more information regarding the Hannibal Concert Association and its concert season, contact HCA President Sara Anton North at 573-221-0822 or email@example.com or follow the Hannibal Concert Association on Facebook.
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