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Music Programming Partnership with University of Evansville, University of Louisville, University of Kentucky

Music Programming Partnership with University of Evansville, University of Louisville, University of Kentucky

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 6th, 2018

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Henderson, KY – The Preston Arts Center is excited to announc a new programming partnership with the University of Evansville, University of Louisville and University of Kentucky music departments. All events will be held at the Preston Arts Center, and information and tickets can be found at www.prestoncenter.org The University of Evansville Music Department will present several performances throughout the Winter. On November 13 at 7:30pm, the UE Wind Symphony will present pieces by Beethoven and Tchaikovsky. They will return with pieces by Mozart and Shubert on February 26 at 7:30pm. The UE opera department will present Mozart’s comedy Cosi Fan Tutte on March 29 & 30 at 7:30pm. In addition, the UE Jazz Band will present an evening of music by Count Basie in “Basically Basie” on March 2. This performance will follow the format of turning the Preston Center stage into a jazz club, with intimate seating near the band. The award winning University of Kentucky Jazz Band will play Monday, December 17 at 7pm. The band will be on their way to Chicago to compete in the national jazz competition. There will be some holiday themed music mixed into their playlist for the competition. Admission is free, and donations of one canned food item to support the Christian Charities Food pantry will be taken at the door. To make the evening even more special, the Henderson High School Band will open the show. The equally accomplished University of Louisville Jazz band they will be playing on January 26 at 7pm. Warm up your winter night with some hot jazz music. The Castle High School jazz band from Newburgh will open the concert. These events are supported in part by Independence Bank & the City of Henderson. Preston Arts Center is located at 2660 S. Green Street on the campus of Henderson Community College. Information can be found at www.prestoncenter.org.

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