GKSOM Faculty Jazz Ensemble to perform at the Lied

Faculty Jazz Ensemble
Faculty Jazz Ensemble

The Glenn Korff School of Music Faculty Jazz Ensemble will be presenting an evening of traditional mainstream jazz, with original arrangements from composers such as Miles Davis, Thelonius Monk, Richard Rodgers, and Wayne Shorter on October 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

Members of the group include: Peter Bouffard, guitar; Dave Hall, drums; Paul Haar, saxophones; Tom Larson, piano; Greg Simon, trumpet; Hans Sturm, bass; and Darryl White, trumpet.

Comprised of some of the nation’s finest performers and educators, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Faculty Jazz Ensemble drew national attention in 2010 with their appearance on the NET Television and Glenn Korff School of Music program Jazz Cabaret, which has been viewed by millions. The program captured the versatility and creativity audiences have come to expect from the group. From unique arrangements of jazz and popular standards, to original works the Faculty Jazz Ensemble present a varied and exciting program. Active as clinicians and educators the group brings its “Mobile Jazz Classroom” to schools throughout the midwest. To learn more about the Faculty Jazz Ensemble, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Jazz Studies program or the “Mobile Jazz Classroom” please visit the Jazz Studies website at: https://music.unl.edu/jazzstudies.

Tickets are required and are available for free at liedcenter.org. There is also an option to purchase paid tickets in support of the Lied Center and the Glenn Korff School of Music. Tickets can also be reserved through the Lied Center Ticket Office at 402-472-4747. Ticket Office hours are currently Tuesday-Friday 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.