Premiere performance of Jazz Orchestra set for Wheelwright
CCU's faculty Jazz Sextet is made up Matt White, assistant professor of music, on trumpet; Dan O'Reilly, instructor of music, on saxophone; Chris Connolly, teaching associate, on trombone; Jesse Willis, assistant professor of music, on percussions; Marc Chesanow, teaching associate, on bass; and Bill Hamilton, professor emeritus of music, on the piano.
The performance also marks the premiere of the Grand Strand Jazz Orchestra, a professional big band comprising some of the Grand Strand's finest performers, educators and freelance musicians. The orchestra will perform the original Big Band compositions of Connolly.
General admission is $9; seniors and alumni, $7; teens, CCU and Horry Georgetown Technical College (HGTC) students and faculty, $3 (with valid ID); and children (10 and under) are free and must be accompanied by an adult.
Tickets may be purchased from the Wheelwright Box Office at 843-349-2787, or prior to the performance. The box office hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.