Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Media Release: Kurn Hattin Jazz Invitational on April 13

Dateline: April 5, 2016


F. Lisa Bloch
Kurn Hattin Homes for Children

Mark G. Auerbach
Public Relations

Kurn Hattin Jazz Invitational to Feature Samirah Evans and Keene Jazz Orchestra on April 13

Westminster, VT--Kurn Hattin Homes For children welcomes the public to its Annual Jazz Invitational on Wednesday, April 13 at 7PM, at the Higbie Auditorium in the Mayo Memorial Center on the Kurn Hattin campus in Westminster, VT. Performers from Massachusetts, Vermont, and New Hampshire include: The Dylan Chambers Jazz Ensemble (Dylan Chambers, Director), the Northfield Mount Hermon Jazz Combo (Ron Smith, Director), Vermont Academy Jazz Ensemble (Steve Cady, Director); The Vermont Jazz Center High School Jazz Ensemble (Eugene Uman and Rob Freeberg, Directors); and the Kurn Hattin Homes Beginning and Select Jazz Ensembles (Lisa Bianconi, Director).

Jazz groups from local schools are invited each year to participate in the annual event to showcase their musical skills. The event will be hosted by Eugene Uman, Artistic Director of the Vermmont Jazz Center, and the evening will conclude with performances by jazz and blues vocalist Samirah Evans and the Keene Jazz Orchestra, under the director of Scott Mullett.   

Admission is either a canned good or dry good for the Our Place Drop In Center Food Shelf and Day Shelter in Bellows Falls, VT or a cash donation. https://ourplacevt.wordpress.com/ 

For further information on the Kurn Hattin Jazz Invitational, contact Lisa Bianconi at 802-721-6931 or lbianconi@kurnhattin.org.

Since 1894, Kurn Hattin Homes for Children has helped thousands of at-risk children and their families by offering a safe home and quality education in a nurturing environment. Its mission: Kurn Hattin Homes transforms the lives of children and their families forever.www.kurnhattin.org.


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