North Central College - Naperville, IL

Vocal Jazz Camp returns for 22nd season

The 22nd annual Janice Borla Vocal Jazz Camp and "Hot Jazz-6 Cool Nites" concert series will be presented at North Central College.

Contact: Nancy Dunker, associate director of public relations, 630-637-5306

May 11, 2010--The 22nd annual Janice Borla Vocal Jazz Camp and "Hot Jazz-6 Cool Nites" concert series will be presented at North Central College July 17-23. Both events take place during the same week and are jointly sponsored by the College's Jazz Studies Program.

Janice Borla Vocal Jazz Camp

War zone gets jazzed

Thanksgiving 2009 was a memorable occasion for Mitch Paliga, jazz saxophone instructor and a member of the jazz studies faculty at North Central. A professional saxophonist in the Lt. Dan Band—founded by actor Gary Sinise and music director Kimo Williams to entertain military troops—Paliga spent his Thanksgiving vacation performing at three military bases in Afghanistan. Conditions were primitive and entering an active war zone was challenging for the 12-member band.

North Central's ensembles explore sounds of music

North Central College presents "Explore the Sound II," a concert that brings together several of the College's choral and instrumental ensembles.

Contact: Nancy Dunker, associate director of public relations, 630-637-5306 Jan. 28, 2010--North Central College presents "Explore the Sound II," a concert on Feb. 23 that brings together several of the College's choral and instrumental ensembles. The ensembles will perform in every possible location-from the side balconies, aisles, sound chambers, side stairways, loft, stage and more-in the College's acoustically perfect Wentz Concert Hall in Naperville. "Explore the Sound II" follows last year's highly successful concert and will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb.

The Union hosts musicians, poets, speakers this winter

An award-winning poet, renowned civil rights leader, touring musicians and more headline at The Union in downtown Naperville this winter.

An award-winning poet, renowned civil rights leader, touring musicians and more headline at The Union in downtown Naperville this winter. Sponsored by North Central College's Christian Life Council, The Union is a venue gathering place that draws regular Friday night college-age crowds for spiritually significant expressions of music, film and art.

John McLean teaches in Idaho, performs in Seattle

John McLean teaches in Idaho, performs in Seattle

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John McLean, jazz guitarist and lecturer of music, worked with jazz students at ArtsWest High School in Boise, Idaho, Nov. 17-25, and performed at the Ballard Jazz Festival in Seattle Nov. 20.


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