Westmoreland Symphonic Winds Big Band Dance 1/26
Seton Hill University’s Westmoreland Symphonic Winds is proud to present its annual Big Band Dance on Saturday, January 26, 2008. The Big Band Dance will be held in Cecilian Hall on Seton Hill’s Greensburg, Pa. campus. Ballroom dancing lessons will be held from 7 – 8 p.m., followed by dancing to live music by the WSW Jazz Ensemble. Tickets are $20 per person, $10 for students. Call 724-830-1079 by January 18 for tickets.
The Westmoreland Symphonic Winds is a wind and percussion performance and educational organization. Literature and ensembles of the Westmoreland Symphonic Winds include Concert Band and Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble and Combos, Chamber Woodwind, Brass and Percussion Ensembles. Membership is comprised of approximately 90 auditioned musicians, including music degree students from Seton Hill University, professional musicians, and talented avocational musicians. Formed by Kathleen M. Campbell, associate professor of music at Seton Hill, the Westmoreland Symphonic Winds has been providing quality programs since 1986. Campbell, a graduate of Seton Hill University who holds a Master of Music in Wind Conducting from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music, founded the group not only to enhance the ensemble curriculum for Seton Hill music students, but to provide a challenging musical outlet for community musicians while contributing in a new and unique way to Westmoreland County's cultural heritage. For more information on the Westmoreland Symphonic Winds, please visit www.wswinds.org or call 724-830-1079.
Seton Hill University, founded by the Sisters of Charity, is a coeducational Catholic liberal arts university in Greensburg, Pa. Chartered in 1918, Seton Hill offers more than 30 undergraduate programs and nine graduate programs, including an MBA. Seton Hill brings the world to its students through its distinguished lecturers and nationally and internationally renowned centers. Recognized three times by Entrepreneur magazine as one of the nation’s Top 100 Entrepreneurial Universities, Seton Hill has also been named a Best Baccalaureate College by U.S. News & World Report, one of the Best in the Northeast by The Princeton Review, and one of Pennsylvania’s Top 100 Businesses by Pennsylvania Business Central. In addition, Seton Hill has been named a University of Distinction by Colleges of Distinction, an organization founded by a group of concerned parents, educators and admissions professionals. For more information on Seton Hill please visit www.setonhill.edu or call 1-800-826-6234.
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Michelle Walters, Manager, Westmoreland Symphonic Winds
Becca Baker, Associate Director of Media Relations