13th Annual Jazz Guitar Festival at Denison
Date of Event: October 31, 2009
Posted: October 12, 2009
Denison University will hold its 13th Annual Jazz Guitar Festival on the weekend of Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, in the Recital Hall and Rehearsal Room at Burke Hall (240 West Broadway). Festival events include concerts, clinics and demonstrations, and all events are free and open to the public.
The Festival will begin on Saturday, Oct. 31, with clinics and demos from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Burke Rehearsal Room. That evening, featured artists The Hot Club of Nashville will perform at 7:30 p.m. in Burke Recital Hall; the Denison faculty duo of Tom Carroll and Andy Carlson also will appear. On Sunday, Nov. 1, the festivities will wrap up with a grand finale concert by the Rick Peckham Trio at 4 p.m. in Burke Recital Hall. Various festival clinicians also will perform for the finale.
Now in its 13th year, the Denison Jazz Guitar Festival is the longest running such event in the country. In addition to the Denison and Granville communities, the Festival regularly draws participants from New York City, Rochester, Nashville and Philadelphia.
This event is sponsored by the Department of Music at Denison University. For more information, visit www.denison.edu or call 740-587-6220.
Denison University, located in Granville, Ohio, was founded in 1831 and is a privately supported, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences, offering three different bachelor's degrees (B.A., B.S. and B.F.A.) among more than 40 majors and concentrations. Some 2,100 full-time undergraduate students represent 47 states and 34 foreign countries. Denison is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA) and a founding member of the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC). Denison's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa was established in 1910. Dale T. Knobel is Denison's 19th president.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville — 13th Annual Denison Jazz Guitar Festival, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at Burke Hall of Music and Art (240 West Broadway). Festival events include concerts, clinics and demos. Featured artists in concert include the Hot Club of Nashville (7:30 p.m., Saturday) and the Rick Peckham Trio (4 p.m., Sunday). All events are free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.denison.edu or contact 740-587-6220.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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