DATELINE: December 18, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Jazz Ensembles of Mount Holyoke College
THE BIG BROADCAST !
The 11th Edition
Sunday, March 6, 2016
2PM and 7PM
Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, MA 01075
The Jazz Ensembles of Mount Holyoke College's 11th annual presentation
of a live 1940’s radio broadcast created by Mark Gionfriddo (onstage as
“Matt Morgan”) with WWLP-TV meteorologist Brian Lapis as emcee
“Fred Kelley”. Under Gionfriddo’s direction, the Mount Holyoke Big Band,
Vocal Jazz, and Chamber Jazz Ensembles perform well-known tunes
from the swing era, including music by the Andrews Sisters, Bing Crosby,
Jimmy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, and Artie Shaw, among others.
Sponsors (to date) include Mount Holyoke College, 22News/WWLP.com, and Loomis Communities.
Tickets are general admission. $20.00 premium front and center seating.
$15.00 regular seating. $10.00 seniors and students. Tickets are available
(beginning January 15, 2016) at the UMASS Fine Arts Center Box-Office
in Amherst; at the Odyssey Bookshop, Village Commons, South Hadley;
and at the door (subject to availability). For phone orders: 413-545-2511
or 1-800-999-UMASS. Online ticket purchases will be available through the
UMass Fine Arts Center.
For information on The Jazz Ensembles of Mount Holyoke College:https://www.mtholyoke.edu/