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DelVal Concert and Jazz Bands present a concert Oct. 3.

Sep 23, 2010

We invite you to the first concert of the 2010-2011 Academic year on Sunday October 3rd at 3:00 PM in the Moumgis Auditorium. The concert will feature the Delaware Valley College Concert Band and Jazz Band in a special All-American Concert. The concert will also feature the talented guitarist David Tokar, a long-time DelVal faculty member. The concert is open to the public and admission is free.

The program will feature a mix of toe-tapping jazz, contemporary compositions for winds, and entertaining classics. Included on the program will be Southern Harmony by the highly acclaimed American composer Donald Grantham, John Mackey's exciting Undertow, Charles Ives' Variations on America and John Philip Sousa's little known, Easter Monday on the White House Lawn. The Jazz Band will perform works by the legendary John Coltrane and Freddie Hubbard as well as John Lewis'
Afternoon in Paris. The concert will also feature a performance by guitarist, David Tokar. A Delaware Valley College faculty member since 2001, Dr. Tokar will perform his own recently completed solo guitar arrangements of music from the Americas, including works by the Brazilian masters Luiz Bonfa and Antonio Carlos Jobim.

For more information, call 215.489.2233 or e-mail me at Jack.Schmidt@delval.edu. Delaware Valley College is committed to presenting high-quality, entertaining, and educational programs suitable for audiences of all ages. The college is located on Route 202, one mile south of Doylestown.