Vincennes University Department of Music presents "A Christmas Gala" Dec. 4 - External Relations
Vincennes University Department of Music presents "A Christmas Gala" Dec. 4
November 12, 2019 / Vincennes University Department of Music presents
“A Christmas Gala” Dec. 4
VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Department of Music will
present “A Christmas Gala” on Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m. EST in the Red
Skelton Performing Arts Center Theatre, 20 W. Red Skelton Blvd.
The concert is free and the public is invited to attend. Doors open
at 7 p.m.
The concert will include a wide variety of choral and instrumental
literature ranging from traditional carols to jazz/rock tunes and pop
selections as well as standard holiday favorites. The performance will
showcase a variety of VU student performing groups, including the VU
Concert Band and the VU Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of
Susie Jackson; the VU Concert Choir and the “VU Connection”, under the
direction of Dr. Jennifer Harris; the VU Jazz Ensemble, under the
direction of Addisson Grimm; the VU Blues Ensemble, under the
direction of Virgil Franklin; the VU String Ensemble, under the
direction of Diana Wuli; and the VU Woodwind Ensemble, under the
direction of Joyce Kim-Rohrer. Featured faculty soloists include Mike
Pre-concert entertainment will be provided in the lobby by VU piano
students and piano faculty.
VINCENNES UNIVERSITY - Indiana’s First College
VU is state-supported with campuses in Vincennes and Jasper, the
Aviation Technology Center and American Sign Language program in
Indianapolis, Early College Career and Technical Education Centers,
and additional sites such as the Gene Haas Training and Education
Center in Lebanon, the Logistics Training and Education Center in
Plainfield, and the Gibson County Center for Advanced Manufacturing
and Logistics in Fort Branch. A leader in developing Early Colleges
statewide, VU also offers instruction at military sites throughout the nation.
In addition to offering a wide range of associate degree and
certificate programs, VU also offers bachelor’s degree programs in
technology, homeland security, nursing, secondary education programs
in mathematics and science, and special education/elementary education.
VU enrolls students from throughout Indiana, 36 other states, and 21
other countries. Tuition and fees are the lowest among Indiana
campuses with residence halls. VU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Founded in 1801, VU is Indiana’s first college and is the only
college in the nation founded by an individual who would later become
President of the United States. William Henry Harrison, the ninth U.S.
President, founded VU while serving as governor of the Indiana
Territory. More information is available at www.vinu.edu.
MARCIA MARTINEZ, University Life Reporter & Sports
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