TAMIU Band Extravaganza Offers Music for All Tastes Tuesday
Posted: 11/04/2010

TAMIU Band Extravaganza
Offers Music for Tastes

Hear music written by Dizzie Gillespie, Duke Ellington and Eddie van Halen and others at the upcoming Fifth Annual Texas A&M International University Band Extravaganza. The show is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. in the TAMIU Center for the Fine and Performing Arts Recital Hall.

Admission is free and open to the public.

The concert also features selections by the TAMIU Dustdevil Marching Band, including highlights from their 2010 Halftime Show.

The TAMIU Jazz Big Band and singers will perform standards such as “Mack the Knife,” “Satin Doll” and “Fly Me to the Moon.”

Many student soloists will be featured.

“Playing music is all about emotion, and it provides an opportunity to show the audience my interpretation of the music,” says Selena Gonz├ílez, a senior from Carrizo Springs.

Gonz├ílez will be featured on Jimmy Davis’s “Lover Man.”

For more information, call the band office at 956.326.2640 or e-mail bands@tamiu.edu

Additional information is also available @txamiu on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at prmis@tamiu.edu