Performing Artists Concert Series Begins its 10th Year at RIT

Follow RITNEWS on Twitter The10th season for the Performing Artists Concert Series at Rochester Institute of Technology kicks off with a jazz concert on Sept. 17. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. for the 8 p.m. concert held in Ingle Auditorium, Student Alumni Union.

From Chicago to New York, the second installment of last season's hit, brings the Rochester Classic Jazz Band back to the RIT campus to continue its salute to the history of jazz.

Performing will be Rod Blumenau (piano), Ralph Dickinson (tenor sax), Lynn Eberhardt (base and tuba), Peter Ferran (clarinet), Lowell Miller (trombone), Brad Paxton (drums and vibes), Herb Smith (trumpet and vocal), Cindy Miller (vocal) and Michael Lasser (narrator).

All seats are unreserved and ticket prices are $18 general admission. A series ticket for all four of this season's concerts costs $60 for general admission. Tickets are available at the candy counter in the Student Alumni Union or by phone at 475-5210.

Founded in 1829, RIT is internationally recognized as a leader in computing, engineering, imaging technology, fine and applied arts, and education for the deaf. RIT enrolls more than 15,500 students in 340 undergraduate and graduate programs. For the past decade, U.S. News & World Report has ranked RIT as one of the nation's leading comprehensive universities.