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U.S. Air Force band performs at mansion

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August 23, 2012

Jazz, folk and classical melodies will ascend from the State Dining Room of the Old Governor’s Mansion at Georgia CollegeThe Clarinet Quartet, ensemble of the Band of the U.S. Air Force Reserve, will perform an evening of music at the Old Governor’s Mansion.The Clarinet Quartet, ensemble of the Band of the U.S. Air Force Reserve, will perform an evening of music at the Old Governor’s Mansion. at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6.

The Clarinet Quartet, an ensemble of the Band of the U.S. Air Force Reserve at Robins Air Force Base, will perform songs representing different countries, time periods and styles during an evening of music at the mansion.

The event is free and open to the public.

“We are truly excited to welcome the quartet to the Old Governor’s Mansion,” said Matthew S. Davis, mansion curator. “We encourage the campus and local community to attend for an evening of world-class entertainment.”

The quartet includes the nation’s finest professional musicians. As members of the Band of the U.S. Air Force Reserve, these musicians perform internationally with military leaders, heads of state and celebrity singers such as Celine Dion and Lee Ann Womack.

During the mansion performance, the quartet will play a variety of recognizable tunes for guests of all ages.

“All of the musical selections are relatively short,” said Staff Sgt. Jeremy Cohen, assistant director of operations and concert band tour manager. “With such a varied program, there is something for everyone to enjoy.”

For more information about the event, call Matthew S. Davis at 478-445-4545. Visit www.usafreserveband.af.mil to learn more about the band.

 

ABOUT GEORGIA COLLEGE: Georgia College, the state’s designated Public Liberal Arts University, combines the educational experience expected at esteemed private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public higher education. Its four colleges – arts and sciences, business, education and health sciences – provide 6,600 undergraduate and graduate students with an exceptional learning environment that extends beyond the classroom, with hands-on involvement with faculty research, community service, study abroad and myriad internships.

Founded in 1889, Georgia College boasts one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation with Corinthian columns fronting red brick buildings and wide open green spaces. Georgia College also offers graduate education at the historic Jefferson building in downtown Macon, at Robins Air Force Base and online.

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For more information, contact University Communications at (478) 445-4477.


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