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King University News :: King University Bands to Present "Shadows and Light" Fall Concert at the Paramount Center for the Arts Nov. 1

The bands of King University are proud to present “Shadows and Light” at the Paramount Center for the Arts in downtown Bristol, Tenn., on Friday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature the King University Symphonic Band and the 250 Jazz Ensemble. 

“With Halloween taking place the night before, this concert will focus on darker themes and the supernatural, although there will certainly be lighter musical moments as well,” said Lonny Finley, director of bands for King University. 

The 250 Jazz Ensemble will perform “Mack the Knife,” “Night in Tunisia,” and “Superstition.”  They will be joined by the King University Jazz Choir for a several numbers. The Symphonic Band will perform “Night Dances” by Bruce Yurko, “Dies Irae” by Elliott Del Borgo, and “Kaddish” by Francis McBeth.  

The bands are under the direction of Lonny Finley, who will be joined by student conductor and senior Music major Matthew Larkin.  

Admission is $5.00 for the general public and free with a King University ID.  For more information, contact Lonny Finley at 423.652.6332 or


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