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King University Bands to Present Spring Concert at Paramount April 7

BRISTOL, Tenn., April 4, 2017 – The King University Bands will present their Spring Concert on Friday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Paramount Center for the Arts in Downtown Bristol. The evening will include performances by the King University Symphonic Band and the 250 Jazz Ensemble.

The 250 Jazz Ensemble, which was formed at King University five years ago, will begin by presenting tunes originally performed by Cannonball Adderly, Sonny Rollins, Charlie Byrd and others. The Symphonic Band will perform selections by Frank Ticheli and David Holsinger, as well as other notable wind band composers. Student conductor Lauren Castor will be conducting the Adagio for Winds by Elliot Del Borgo.

The King University Bands are under the direction of Lonny Finley, director of Bands at King. “We are pleased, once again, to perform at the Paramount Center for the Arts. It promises to be a memorable evening of music,” said Finley.

The concert will be held at the Paramount Center for the Arts on Friday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. General Admission for this performance is $5.00 at the door and free to students and faculty presenting a King ID.


King University is a Presbyterian-affiliated, doctoral-level comprehensive university. Founded in 1867 as King College, the University offers more than 90 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in fields such as business, nursing, law, medical and health sciences, pharmacy, education, and humanities. Graduate programs are offered in business administration, education, and nursing. A number of research, off-campus learning opportunities, and travel destinations are also available. King University is a NCAA Division II and a Conference Carolinas member with 25 varsity sports. For more information about King University, visit King University does not discriminate against academically qualified students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, or disability. King University is certified by SCHEV to operate locations in Virginia. For more information on SCHEV certification, contact the King University office at Southwest Virginia Community College, 309 College Road, Richlands, VA 24641.