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Jazz Concert Unites Catawba and Livingstone Colleges

May 03, 2011

Category: Events, Music, Students


By Laurie D. Willis, Livingstone College News Service

Jazz was the genre in a historic concert Wednesday that joined students at Livingstone and Catawba colleges for the first time and featured acclaimed trumpet player Vinnie Ciesielski.

The concert was the brainchild of Sidney C. Sessoms Jr., director of bands at Livingstone College. He had planned to hold the concert on the college's front lawn, but inclement weather forced it inside Varick Auditorium.

Nonetheless, the concert was a hit and students at both schools say they hope the effort will be repeated. Read more...


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