Arts Calendar

May. 4

7:30 p.m.
Texas Wesleyan University Music Department and Tarrant County College South present 17th Annual Wesleyan Highlander Jazz Festival
Martin Hall
1309 Wesleyan St
Fort Worth, TX 76105

Ticket Price: $5.00
CHRIS MCGUIRE ON SAXOPHONE AND RODNEY BOOTH ON TRUMPET TO PERFORM AS PART OF THE HIGHLANDER/WESLEYAN JAZZ FESTIVAL The annual Highlander/Wesleyan Jazz Festival, a day-long festival of clinics, workshops and master classes for music students, will take place Saturday, May 4, 2013, and culminate this year with performances by jazz saxophonist Chris McGuire and jazz trumpet Rodney Booth. Chris Booth is a member of the jazz faculty at The University of Texas at Arlington and Rodney Booth is a member of the jazz faculty at The University of North Texas. During the day, high school music students from across Texas will participate in clinics, workshops and master classes with outstanding local jazz musicians. In addition to these instructional efforts, the program includes performance competitions for all participants. The competition will be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Tarrant County College South, and the final concert/awards ceremony will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Texas Wesleyan University. This event is made possible, in part, by the generous support of The Arts Council of Fort Worth and Tarrant County McGuire and Booth will appear in the culminating evening concert along with jazz ensembles from Texas Wesleyan University and Tarrant County College South, and selected area high school bands, in Martin Hall on the Texas Wesleyan campus. Festival coordinators are Lou Carfa and John Fisher Texas Wesleyan University; Rick Stitzel Tarrant County College South; and Kathy Bernal Eastern Hills High School. The evening event at Texas Wesleyan is open to the public. A general admission fee of $5 will be charged. For information: (817) 531-4992 or http://web3.txwes.edu/music/music/events.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 



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