Mercer County Community College Chorus and Jazz Band will perform free concerts May 2 and 4 at the Kelsey Theater

West Windsor, New Jersey The Mercer County Community College (MCCC) Jazz Choir and Band will present spring concerts in May at the Kelsey Theater on the West Windsor campus. The public is invited. Free entry.

The MCCC Choir, under the direction of Assistant Professor of Music William Marshall, will perform its spring concert on Monday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will also be streamed live at: vimeo.com/event/2013211.

The MCCC Jazz Band, led by Music Department Coordinator Scott Hornick, will perform its Spring Concert on May 4 at 7:30 p.m. In addition to an in-person performance, the concert will also be streamed live at vimeo.com/event/2013248.

Comprised of music majors and other students from across campus, the choir will perform works in a variety of musical styles ranging from popular to traditional choral music with selections from Stephen Sondheim, Eric Whitacre, WA Mozart and with an excerpt from the American biographical musical drama “The Greatest Showman”.

I’m so happy to see our choir back at the Kelsey Theatre, said Elizabeth Rzasa, teaching assistant in MCCC’s music department. I am proud of their accomplishments at the MCCC and we all look forward to an inspiring live event.

The Mercer County Community College Jazz Band will present a varied and exciting program featuring works by George Gershwin, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Richard Rodgers, Charlie Parker and MCCC Music Department Assistant Professor Dr. Mark Jurcisin. Professionals from the tristate jazz scene will perform alongside Mercer County’s up-and-coming jazz students and singers.

All selections will include improvisations by jazz students, who will perform in small groups as well as with the full band.

For more information, contact the MCCC Music Department at (609) 570-3735 or visit the Kelsey Theater website at KelseyTheatre.org. The Kelsey Theater is located on the MCCC campus at 1200 Old Trenton Road in West Windsor.

Please note that masks are recommended but not required.

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Freshman harpists Catherine Wetzel and Isabel Pluchino recently performed in April’s “Jam for a Cause” concert with the Mercer County Community College Jazz Band and famed New Jersey cover band The Nerds. (Photo credit: Marcy Roberts)

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The Jazz Band performed outdoors on the MCCC Quad in early April during the MCCC’s free outdoor “Jam for a Cause” event in April. (Photo credit: Marcy Roberts)

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The Mercer County Community College Jazz Band was the opening act for the outdoor “Jam for a Cause” event featuring acclaimed New Jersey cover band The Nerds. A portion of the proceeds from food truck sales benefited the Watershed Institute of New Jersey. MCCC jazz band ppictured above: Kayla Hawkins-Flute, Isabel Pluchino-Harp, Catherine Wetzell-Harp, Maho Kurisu-Voice, Collin CC Corriveau-Piano, Camryn LeCain-Voice, Scott Hornick-Bass and Music Dept. Coordinator, Patrick Kline-Alto Sax, Jalen Johnson-Trombone and Trumpet, Aidan Kewley-Trombone, Kyrie Miller-Guitar, Danny Domenech-Drums, Eddie Berkeyheiser-Guitar, Jovan Rivera-Tenor Saxophone, David Greiff -Drums, Matt Gargiullo-Vibraphone and Congas. (Photo credit: Marcy Roberts)


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