Jacksonville State University's Octubafest 2006 will be held
the week of Sunday, October 22 through Friday, October 27. All
performances will be held at the Performing Arts Center on campus.
The opening concert will feature student performances beginning
at 3 p.m. on Sun., Oct. 22. Come enjoy the rich sound of the
euphonium and tuba.Octubafest includes free music, fun, and
JSU's resident brass quintet, JBQ (Jacksonville Brass Quintet),
made up of JSU faculty, will perform a concert on Monday evening,
Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. Featured musicians will be Dr. John Merriman,
trumpet; Dr. Chip Crofts, trumpet; Jeff Solomon, horn; Dr. James
Roberts, trombone; and Chris Hosmer, tuba.
Student performances will be held Tuesday, Oct. 24, beginning
at 7 p.m. Wednesday evening, Oct. 25, special guest Eric Bubacz
will give a recital on tuba beginning at 7 p.m. Mr. Bubacz will
hold a master class at 8:30 p.m. for students and anyone else
who is interested and brings an instrument.
The final concert will be held at 7 p.m. on Fri., Oct. 27
and will feature the euphoniums and tubas in ensembles. The
performance will include some featured groups as well as the
mass Tuba Euphonium Ensemble.
For more information, please call the David L. Walters Department
of Music at 782-5559 or view the pdf brochure by going to http://www.jsu.edu/news/july_dec2006/Octubafest_Brochure_color.pdf