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Oct. 20, 2023

Jazz Ensemble, Celebration choir to present Nov. 2 concert

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Northwest Missouri State University’s Jazz Ensemble and Celebration show choir will present a fall concert Thursday, Nov. 2.

The concert, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Mary Linn Auditorium at the Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts.

The Jazz Ensemble, conducted by Professor of Music Dr. William Richardson, is Northwest’s premier, audition-based jazz group and performs music representing a variety of styles. It presents multiple concerts on the Northwest campus annually in addition to tours of the four-state region.

Celebration, directed by Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Adam Zrust, is a select ensemble that performs music representing a variety of styles and periods, including choreographed numbers, vocal jazz and ballads. The show choir, which performs year-round, also is known as The Madraliers, a chamber choir that presents concerts on and off campus, including the Yuletide Feaste.

For more information about these and other music ensembles at Northwest, visit


Dr. Mark Hornickel
Administration Building
Room 215