DEFIANCE, Ohio – Grab your Valentine and enjoy a night with the DC Big Band Sound for some fast-paced and sweet jazz favorites. The Feb. 13 concert will be held at the historic Valentine Theater, downtown Defiance, and begins at 7:30 p.m.
The Big Band Sound of the Defiance College Community Band, under thedirection of Scott Rogers, features Big Band classics with the music of Miller and Ellington, as well as soulful ballads from Gershwin. This concert will featured the DC Sisters, Mandie Heil, Lindsay Kasmer and Emily Wallace, singing some Andrews Sisters favorites with the band.
Always a favorite with Defiance audiences, the band is comprised of area musicians who share a love of big band music. Tickets can be purchased prior to the concert for $8 at Defiance Public Library, Kissner's, Defiance Development and Visitors Bureau, and the Stroede Center for the Arts. Tickets will also be available at the door for $10.
Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, liberal arts institution in Northwest Ohio offering more than 40 undergraduate programs of study as well as graduate programs in education and business. Defiance College has received national recognition for its educational experience of service and engagement. The college website is www.defiance.edu.