DATELINE: January 2, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Jazz Ensembles of Mount Holyoke College
THE BIG BROADCAST!
The 12th Edition
Saturday, March 4, 2017
2PM and 7PM
Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, MA 01075
The Jazz Ensembles of Mount Holyoke College's 12th annual presentation of a live 1940’s radio broadcast created and directed by Mark Gionfriddo (onstage as “Matt Morgan”) with WWLP-22News 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, Benny Goodman, and Artie Shaw, among others.
Sponsors (to date) include Mount Holyoke College, WWLP-22News & The CW Springfield, The Republican powering MassLive and El Pueblo Latino 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 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/acad/music/jazz-0