KCC presents Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert April 26

Members of KCC's Jazz Band play during a concert in Battle Creek.

Nearly two dozen musicians will perform onstage during Kellogg Community College’s Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert this month.

The concert, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, at the Binda Performing Arts Center, on campus at 450 North Ave., Battle Creek.

An ensemble of 20 musicians participating in music through KCC’s MUSI 161: Jazz Band course this spring, the ensemble has performed free concerts on campus and off throughout the fall and spring semesters. The ensemble each year affords students the opportunity to develop performance skills in both contemporary and traditional jazz music.

Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert musicians, listed below by instrument, will be directed by Tom Lockwood, who will join them on bass:


  • Gaia Herrick


  • Delany Daughtry
  • Constance Dupue
  • Don Noga


  • Sharalyn Walkons-Davis


  • Kerry Blackie
  • Tim Culver
  • Barb Hibiske
  • Samantha Martin
  • George Pendill
  • Sandy Sinkler
  • Hitomi Yamashita


  • Mark Bayha
  • Brian Nichols
  • Dennis Watson


  • Eric Campbell
  • Susan Owen
  • Steve Schroeder
  • Harry Yerby

For more information about upcoming music events or about opportunities to study music at KCC, visit www.kellogg.edu/music.

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