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Greensboro College Department of Music Presents – Eric Chilton with the GC Jazz Ensemble

October 12, 2021 1:47 pm
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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Greensboro College Department of Music presents its Jazz Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23, in the Huggins Performance Center on campus.

The program will feature musician and award-winning reporter, Eric Chilton. A two-time Emmy winner, as well as an AP award winner, Chilton is a member and lead singer of the band, Eric and The Chill Tones.

The Jazz Ensemble will be presenting the music of Frank Sinatra, as well as music from the libraries of Count Basie and Thad Jones.

Admission is free, and the public is invited. Masks are required within the indoor space. Free parking is available behind the college’s Admissions Welcome Center at West Market Street and College Place.

According to Benjy Lee Springs, Greensboro College Director of Bands and Music Professor, “The band has an awesome chemistry and Eric is amazing with an audience. He has a tremendous following as a TV personality and does a great job as a lead singer.”

For more information about the Greensboro College Department of Music, contact Jane McKinney, professor and department chair, at 336-272-7102, ext. 5281, email [email protected], or visit www.greensboro.edu/academics/school-of-the-arts/department-of-music

Greensboro College provides a liberal arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social, and, spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.

Founded in 1838 and located in downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,000 students from 29 states and territories, the District of Columbia, and seven foreign countries in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and six master’s degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features a 17-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities. Learn more at greensboro.edu.

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