Fly into Jazz is theme of Nov. 4 NSU jazz concert

Young woman playing a horn in a jazz band

ABERDEEN, S.D. – On Thursday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m., the Northern State University Department of Music will present a jazz concert.

Performing will be the NSU 1 O’ Clock Jazz Ensemble directed by Instructor of Percussion James McKinney, and the NSU 2’ O Clock Jazz Ensemble directed by Dr. Grant Manhart.

The date of the concert is near the end of the annual fall bird migration, and “Fly into Jazz” is the theme for this concert. The 2 O’ Clock Jazz Ensemble will perform many jazz tunes that reference birds in the title. 

The concert is free and open to the public, and will take place in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Jewett Theater.

About Northern State University

Northern State University is a student-centered institution that provides an outstanding educational experience, preparing students through the liberal arts and professional education for their future endeavors. A regional university, Northern offers rigorous academics; diverse civic, social and cultural opportunities; and a commitment to building an inclusive environment for all points of view. Northern also offers a broad-based athletics program, sponsoring 15 NCAA Division II intercollegiate varsity sports that compete in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (NSIC). The university strives to enrich the community through partnerships such as its Educational Impact Campaign, which opened a new South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired; new athletic and recreation fields; and an on-campus regional sports complex. With the $55 million campaign, NSU has been the recipient of more than $150 million in privately funded building projects and scholarships within a decade. To learn more, visit NSU Admissions.