Nov. 28, 2011--The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Jazz Ensemble will perform in a special holiday event, "The Jazz Nutcracker and Holiday Swing Dance," on Friday, Dec. 9, at the Landmark Center in downtown St. Paul, Minn.
The event begins with a reception (hors d'oeuvres, dessert, and coffee provided; cash bar available) at 6 p.m., followed by a 7 p.m. performance of the Duke Elllington/Billy Strayhorn "The Nutcracker Suite" featuring the UW-River Falls Jazz Ensemble, directed by David Milne, in collaboration with UWRF Dance Theatre. Then at 8 p.m. the Holiday Swing Dance begins featuring the UWRF Jazz Ensemble performing holiday season swing dance selections. Swing dance instruction provided by UWRF Dance Theater faculty Mari Kline and Torrion Amie.
General admission tickets are $25 and the event is open to the public. UWRF student tickets are free, but a ticket is needed for admittance. Tickets are available at the Information Desk in the UWRF University Center or at the door. If desired, bus transportation is available for free with all tickets. Reserve your seat on the bus at the University Center.
For questions or accommodations, contact Karyn Wells in the Office of Student Life at 715-425-4444 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sponsored by the 2011-12 UWRF RADD Jazz Series, UWRF Falcon Programs, the UWRF Music Department, the UWRF College of Arts and Sciences, and the UWRF Foundation.