Northlanders Jazz Band Spring Concert
SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Department of Performing & Visual Arts at Augustana College announces an exciting way to celebrate the beautiful spring weather. On Tuesday, May 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Kresge Recital Hall, the Northlanders Jazz Band will present their final concert of the season. Admission is $5 for all adults and free for students K-12.
The Northlanders Jazz Band performed this past summer on the main stage at JazzFest. The ensemble was founded in 1954 as a student-run organization. In 1965 Dr. Harold Krueger assumed leadership. Since then the Jazz Band has performed for many campus and community events as well as being featured with numerous guest soloists in the annual Jazz on the Upper Great Plains Festival. Dr.Paul Schilf is now in his ninth year as director of the ensemble.
Also participating in the concert are the Northlanders Jazz Combo and the Augustana Jazz Lab under the direction of Mark Isackson.
Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.augietickets.com or by calling the Augustana Box Office at 605.274.5320.