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Vincennes University Department of Music presenting concert featuring student performing groups

September 24, 2019 / Vincennes University Department of Music presenting concert featuring student performing groups

VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University Department of Music is presenting “A Gala Concert” on Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center Theatre.

The public is invited and admission is free. Doors open at 7 p.m.

The evening will showcase a variety of VU student performing groups, including the VU Concert Band, under the direction of Susie Jackson; Concert Choir, under the direction of Dr. Jennifer Harris; Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Addisson Grimm; VU Connection, under the direction of Dr. Jennifer Harris; Brass Ensemble, under the direction of Addisson Grimm; Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Susie Jackson; and Woodwind Ensemble, under the direction of Joyce Kim-Rohrer.  The concert will feature a wide variety of traditional and contemporary choral and wind literature.

The theatre is located on the VU campus at 20 W. Red Skelton Blvd.

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, 35 other states, and 17 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.

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