Mack Invited to Serve as Guest Director
September 19, 2013
Kyle Mack, Associate Professor and Director of Jazz Studies with the NDSU Challey School of Music, has been invited to be the guest director for the Central Minnesota All-Conference Jazz Festival, October 28 in Sauk Center, MN.
Mack will work with two full-size big bands have been selected by audition from seven participating high schools. He will work with the bands for six hours during the day before leading them in a concert that evening in the Sauk Rapids High School auditorium. They will perform The Nearness of You, arranged by Frank Comstock; Survival Skills by Mark Taylor; You and the Night and the Music, arranged by Phil Kelly; and Carmelita by Dave Hanson.
This is the second year Mack has been invited to serve as guest artist for this festival.