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COD hosts annual Student Music Concert Oct. 18

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The College of DuPage Music program will host its annual student concert performance on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Resource Center, Room 2000, at the College of DuPage main campus in Glen Ellyn, 425 Fawell Blvd.

The concert will include performances by the College's Percussion Ensemble, Small Group Jazz Ensemble, Concert Choir, Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Singers.

Applied Music Coordinator Michael Folker will lead the Percussion Ensemble in performing selected works by Chris Brooks. The Small Group Jazz Ensemble, led by jazz-studies director Tom Tallman, will play selections by Freddie Hubbard and Wes Montgomery. Dan Pasquale D'Andrea will conduct the Chamber Orchestra performing Rossini's Overture from "The Barber of Seville." Cellist Julieanne MacLean Tehan will be featured in the Saint-SaŽns Cello Concerto No. 1.

The Concert Choir, conducted by choral music director Lee Kesselman, includes more than 65 singers and will perform music by Elliott Levine, Carl Czerny and Z. Randall Stroope as well as Richard Smallwood's gospel standard "Total Praise." The 26-voice Chamber Singers, also led by Kesselman, will perform selections by Debussy, Levine, Abbie Betinis and director Kesselman. They will also perform the energetic "Jai Ho!" from the movie "Slumdog Millionaire."

Tickets can be purchased for $4 at the Arts Center Ticket Office or by calling (630) 942-4000 or visiting Click here for more information about student performances at College of DuPage.