November 11, 2019 / Vincennes University Department of Music presents
“Guitars in the Night”
VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Department of Music will
present “Guitars in the Night” on Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. EST in the Red
Skelton Performing Arts Center Theatre, 20 W. Red Skelton Blvd.
The concert is free and the public is invited to attend. Doors will
open at 7 p.m.
The concert will include a wide variety of literature and musical
styles. The performance will showcase the VU Guitar Ensemble, under
the direction of Mike Howell; and the VU Blues Ensemble, under the
direction of Virgil Franklin. Special guest performers include
classical guitarist Joseph Jones. Music selections include Loris O.
Chobanian’s “Songs of Ararat”, Felix Mendelssohn’s “Scherzo, Op. 16,
No. 2”, Jerry Leiber’s and Mike Stoller’s “Kansas City”, Robert
Johnson’s “Sweet Home Chicago”, Charles Singleton’s “Help the Poor”,
Evan Twitty’s “Last Train to Texas”, Willie Dixon’s “My Babe”, and
Karen Lovely’s “Fish Outta Water”.
VINCENNES UNIVERSITY - Indiana’s First College
VU is state-supported with campuses in Vincennes and Jasper, the
Aviation Technology Center and American Sign Language program in
Indianapolis, Early College Career and Technical Education Centers,
and additional sites such as the Gene Haas Training and Education
Center in Lebanon, the Logistics Training and Education Center in
Plainfield, and the Gibson County Center for Advanced Manufacturing
and Logistics in Fort Branch. A leader in developing Early Colleges
statewide, VU also offers instruction at military sites throughout the nation.
In addition to offering a wide range of associate degree and
certificate programs, VU also offers bachelor’s degree programs in
technology, homeland security, nursing, secondary education programs
in mathematics and science, and special education/elementary education.
VU enrolls students from throughout Indiana, 36 other states, and 21
other countries. Tuition and fees are the lowest among Indiana
campuses with residence halls. VU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Founded in 1801, VU is Indiana’s first college and is the only
college in the nation founded by an individual who would later become
President of the United States. William Henry Harrison, the ninth U.S.
President, founded VU while serving as governor of the Indiana
Territory. More information is available at www.vinu.edu.
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