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Music Students Perform at House of Blues

Music Students Perform at House of Blues

3/11/2012 12:00 AM

The Harold Washington College Jazz/Pop Ensemble was invited to play at the "Jumpin' Jive" Gala at the House of Blues. This was the 12th Anniversary Fundraising Gala and part of the Payton Blues Festival a fundraiser for Walter Payton College Prep.

"The House of Blues is a premier concert venue that has hosted many amazing artists," said Dr. Matt Shevitz, Harold Washington College's music program coordinator and associate professor. "The students were excited to perform in this important venue."

The Harold Washington College Jazz/Pop Ensemble is comprised of 18 students and divided into four groups. They perform a wide variety of music including jazz, funk, rock, Latin music, and blues. The advanced groups perform weekly in Harold Washington College's Student UnionĀ on Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.