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Legendary jazz figure, quartet to perform, take part in residency

Dave Brubeck

Dave Brubeck, one of the legendary figures of American jazz, will be in residence at UGA’s Hugh Hodgson School of Music Feb. 11–15 along with the Dave Brubeck Quartet and conductor Russell Gloyd. The residency will feature two performances, two lectures and a traveling exhibition.

The Dave Brubeck Quartet will perform “The Light in the Wilderness,” conducted by Gloyd and featuring baritone Frederick Burchinal, UGA’s Wyatt and Margaret Anderson Professor in the Arts; the UGA Concert Choir; University Chorus and Symphony Orchestra on Feb.13 at 8 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.

This performance will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Brubeck’s first oratorio and major work as a composer. Tickets for the general public are $20 and $25; tickets
for UGA students are $10 and $12.50. Call (706) 542-4400 to purchase tickets.

The week-long residency by Brubeck and Gloyd is made possible by the Charles McCay Fund and the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts.

The Quartet will perform Feb. 14 at 8 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center. General admission tickets are $40 and $45; student tickets are $20 and $22.50.

In addition, Gloyd and Brubeck will give two lectures: “Experience in the Music Business,” on Feb. 14 at 3:30 p.m. and “The Sacred Choral Music of Dave Brubeck,” on Feb. 15 at 10:10 a.m. Both lectures, open to the public, will take place in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music.

The Times of Dave Brubeck: A Traveling Exhibit will be on display in the third floor lobby of the music building from Feb. 5–15.