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Guitar Ensemble and Saxophone Quartet concert May 4

Saint Xavier ensembles perform together

Chicago (April 25, 2007) – The Saint Xavier University Guitar Ensemble and Saxophone Quartet will perform together at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 4 in the Butler Reception Room of the Warde Academic Center, 3700 W. 103rd St., Chicago.

Under the direction of adjunct professor Frederick Miller, the Guitar Ensemble will perform Leo Brouwer’s Cuban Landscape with Rain; Luigi Boccherini’s Introduction et Fandango; and four Danses de Terpsichore by Michael Praetorius.

Under the direction of adjunct professor Lara Regan, the Saxophone Quartet will perform Johann Christian Bach’s Sinfonia No. 3, Joshua Rodriguez’s Medieval Night; Irish Suite arranged by Elliot Del Borgo; and Ain’t Misbehavin’ by Fats Waller. 

Admission to the concert is $6 for adults and $5 for seniors and visiting students. Admission is free for all SXU students, faculty and staff with a valid University ID. For more information, please contact the Saint Xavier University music department at (773) 298-3421.

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Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1846, Saint Xavier University was the first Mercy college in the United States and is Chicago’s oldest Catholic university. Serving approximately 5,700 students at its campuses in Chicago, Orland Park and its Loop location, the University offers 35 undergraduate majors; more than 40 graduate program options in arts and sciences, business, education and nursing; and a variety of program options in continuing and professional studies. Recognizing Saint Xavier’s excellence in education, U.S. News & World Report has ranked SXU consistently among the Best Colleges in the Midwest.

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