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LIU Brooklyn Presents Free Music Events

The campus’ music program conducts annual winter concert and instrumental and vocal showcases Dec. 11-13

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Fatima Kafele,Deputy Director of Public Relations
LIU Brooklyn,
Long Island University
718-488-1014

Theresa GorellaBrooklyn, N.Y. – LIU Brooklyn students will perform classical music, jazz standards and songs from the American Popular Songbook during three free events organized by the campus’ music program this week.

More than 30 students from the chorus, vocal jazz ensemble and jazz ensemble will participate.

“In addition to the standards, there will be original compositions,” said Dr. Gloria Cooper, music program coordinator. “We have a great group of students with a wide variety of talents.”

The events are free and open to the public and will take place at the Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts at LIU Brooklyn, located on Flatbush Avenue between DeKalb Avenue and Willoughby Street. To RSVP, email info@kumbletheater.org or contact (718) 488-1624. For more information, visit www.kumbletheater.org. For more information about the music program, contact Dr. Gloria Cooper at (718) 488-1450.

Wednesday, December 12, 7 p.m.
LIU Brooklyn Music Program presents: Winter Music Concert
The music program presents the LIU Chorus and LIU Vocal Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dr. Gloria Cooper, and the LIU Jazz Ensemble, directed by Professor Sam Newsome in its annual Winter Concert.

Thursday, December 13, 1 p.m./Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts
Instrumental Showcase Students in the music program perform instrumental solos on drum, trumpet, guitar, piano and saxophone in a variety of styles.

Friday, December 14, 1 p.m./Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts
Vocal Showcase
Students in the music program perform vocal solos in a variety of styles, including classical, contemporary and jazz.

LIU Brooklyn is distinguished by…
dynamic curricula reflecting the great urban community it serves. Distinctive programs encompass the arts and media, the natural sciences, business, social policy, urban education, the health professions and pharmacy, and include the Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, the Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics, the D.P.T. in Physical Therapy and the Pharm.D. in Pharmacy. A vibrant urban oasis in downtown Brooklyn, this diverse and thriving campus offers academic excellence, personalized attention, small class size and flexible course schedules. In 2006, a $45-million Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center was opened to serve the Campus and the surrounding community. In 2007, the Cyber Café was launched, providing a high-tech hot spot for students and faculty members to meet and eat.

Posted 12/10/2012

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