Seymour native Whitney Pottschmidt and Concordia University, Nebraska’s, jazz band, vocal jazz choir and handbell choirs will perform their concerts Friday and Sunday.
The Spring Jazzfest will be at 7 p.m. Friday in the Weller Chapel auditorium.
The jazz band will perform the up-tempo and twisted shuffle “Count Bubba’s Revenge” by Gordon Goodwin and swing tunes such as “Symphony in Riffs” by Benny Carter and “Big John’s Special” by Horace Henderson, to name a few. The vocal jazz choir also will perform a few pieces, including Anders Edenroth’s brand-new chart, “Since You’ve Been Gone,” and a new vocal jazz setting of “Singin’ in the Rain.”
Additionally, the Concordia handbell choir and handbell choir II will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Music Center’s Recital Hall on Concordia’s campus.
Audience members are encouraged to stay after the concert to try ringing handbells. Concordia handbell choir’s CD, “Faithful,” also will be available for purchase at the concert.