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NWC Music Department hosts full schedule of concerts in Nov.

Posted October 26, 2017
By NWC News Desk

Northwest College music students showcase their talent in a series of concerts throughout the month of November.

The first concert set to take place is the Jazz Expo Saturday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Nelson Performing Arts Auditorium. This performance features NWC's Jazz Band I, Jazz Band II, Studio Singers and Vocal Jazz II. Throughout the concert, the groups blend their talents to share a mix of classic jazz tunes and contemporary takes on jazz classics.

A second performance features the Concert Band and Choir Monday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Nelson Performing Arts Auditorium. The Northwest College Concert Band and Concert Choir, as well as the Percussion Ensemble, combine to perform traditional band and choral repertoire.

The groups are directed by Craig Olson, visiting instructor of music and director of bands; Brennen Baglio, instructor, music department coordinator and director of choirs; and Matt Devitt, percussion instructor.

Additionally, the Jazz Combo Concert is slated for Monday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Gestalt Studios at the Polar Plant in Powell. The performance features student soloists and small groups performing their takes on jazz standards and selections from the American Songbook.

For further information about the concerts, contact Olson at or Baglio at

For Northwest’s full calendar of events, visit