September 24, 2019 / Vincennes University Department of Music
presenting concert featuring student performing groups
VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University Department of Music is
presenting “A Gala Concert” on Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Red Skelton
Performing Arts Center Theatre.
The public is invited and admission is free. Doors open at 7 p.m.
The evening will showcase a variety of VU student performing groups,
including the VU Concert Band, under the direction of Susie Jackson;
Concert Choir, under the direction of Dr. Jennifer Harris; Jazz
Ensemble, under the direction of Addisson Grimm; VU Connection, under
the direction of Dr. Jennifer Harris; Brass Ensemble, under the
direction of Addisson Grimm; Percussion Ensemble, under the direction
of Susie Jackson; and Woodwind Ensemble, under the direction of Joyce
Kim-Rohrer. The concert will feature a wide variety of traditional
and contemporary choral and wind literature.
The theatre is located on the VU campus at 20 W. Red Skelton Blvd.
VINCENNES UNIVERSITY - Indiana’s First College
VU is state-supported with campuses in Vincennes and Jasper, the
Aviation Technology Center and American Sign Language program in
Indianapolis, Early College Career and Technical Education Centers,
and additional sites such as the Gene Haas Training and Education
Center in Lebanon, the Logistics Training and Education Center in
Plainfield, and the Gibson County Center for Advanced Manufacturing
and Logistics in Fort Branch. A leader in developing Early Colleges
statewide, VU also offers instruction at military sites throughout the nation.
In addition to offering a wide range of associate degree and
certificate programs, VU also offers bachelor’s degree programs in
technology, homeland security, nursing, secondary education programs
in mathematics and science, and special education/elementary education.
VU enrolls students from throughout Indiana, 35 other states, and 17
countries. Tuition and fees are the lowest among Indiana campuses with
residence halls. VU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Founded in 1801, VU is Indiana’s first college and is the only
college in the nation founded by an individual who would later become
President of the United States. William Henry Harrison, the ninth U.S.
President, founded VU while serving as governor of the Indiana
Territory. More information is available at www.vinu.edu.
Vincennes University Newsroom
MARCIA MARTINEZ, University Life Reporter & Sports
812-888-4164 office, 314-599-1519 cell,
Department of University Relations, www.vinu.edu/newsroom