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Jazz Ensemble performs at Beverly Arts Center April 13

Saint Xavier University ensemble presents spring concert

Chicago (March 27, 2007) – The Saint Xavier University Jazz Ensemble will perform a spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 13, at the Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St., Chicago.

Under the direction of Erik Janners, D.M.A., director of bands and professor of percussion at Saint Xavier University, the Jazz Ensemble will feature favorites from all periods and all jazz styles. Highlights of the program include Charles Mingus’ Moanin’, Gordon Goodwin’s The Jazz Police, Pat Metheny’s Minuano, Bill Reddie’s Channel One Suite, and several works from the great jazz composer Duke Ellington, including Chelsea Bridge, Half the Fun and All Heart.

Admission to the concert is $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and visiting students. Admission is free for all Saint Xavier students, faculty and staff with a valid University ID. For more information, please contact the Saint Xavier University music department at (773) 298-3421 or view the concert schedule at www.sxu.edu/music/concerts.asp.

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Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1846, Saint Xavier University was the first Mercy college in the United States and is Chicago’s oldest Catholic university. Serving approximately 5,700 students at its campuses in Chicago, Orland Park and its Loop location, the University offers 35 undergraduate majors; more than 40 graduate program options in arts and sciences, business, education and nursing; and a variety of program options in continuing and professional studies. Recognizing Saint Xavier’s excellence in education, U.S. News & World Report has ranked SXU consistently among the Best Colleges in the Midwest.

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