The Buena Vista University Jazz Choir will present their annual production, Thursday evening, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Anderson Auditorium. The ensemble will present choreographed and stand-up jazz selections including "Score-Not Afraid At All" and some old favorites including "S’Wonderful" by George Gershwin, "Tuxedo Junction" - made popular by The Manhattan Transfer; and "The Lady is a Tramp" from Babes in Arms.
Choir members sharing ensemble solos and special solo performances will include:
- Kylie Peterson
- Kelsey Davidson
- Stephen Condon
- Kayla Shadlow
- Chelsey Snyder
Andrea Minikis and Jacob Pedersen will also sing a duet from their upcoming vocal recital.
The 2012 Jazz Choir is backed up by instrumental ensemble directed by Jacob Pedersen and selected BVU students. The program will last approximately one hour, and is appropriate for all age groups. Taylor Burgraff and Hannah Anderson will share the emcee duties and keep the program moving. The event is open to the public at no charge, and Scholarly ACES credit will be offered to BVU students.