Tarleton Jazz Ensembles Perform Sunday


Friday, November 19, 2021

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Tarleton State University Jazz Ensembles II and III will be in concert Sunday, Nov. 21, in the auditorium of the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center in Stephenville.

The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, all general admission, are $5, or free with a Tarleton ID.

Thomas Burchill directs Jazz Ensemble II, which was created to introduce beginners to jazz. The music ranges from educational to professional charts, with some students joining on a secondary instrument.

Jazz Ensemble III, directed by Wade Girton, will play compositions by Duke Ellington and Thelonious Monk. The concert also will feature arrangements done collaboratively/by ear by the ensemble musicians.

A founding member of The Texas A&M System, Tarleton State is breaking records — in enrollment, research, scholarship, athletics, philanthropy and engagement — while transforming the lives of nearly 17,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Bryan and online. True to Tarleton’s values of excellence, integrity and respect, academic programs emphasize real world learning and address regional, state and national needs.