Classical Jam to give free performance

September 27, 2012

ERIE, Pa. -- Enjoy your lunch with a side of jam when Classical Jam, a vibrant ensemble of flute, percussion, violin, viola and cello, performs a free noontime concert Oct. 24 at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

The presentation is part of Music at Noon: The Logan Series. The free concert begins at noon in the McGarvey Commons of the college’s Reed Union Building. Admission is free, and free reserved parking will be available in the Reed lot.

Classical Jam is best known for its lively and engaging presentations, thought-provoking concert themes and a repertoire that ranges from Renaissance dance music and traditional classical works to Gershwin and Piazzolla to original compositions. Its members are solo performers and teaching artists at the Lincoln Center Institute, the New York Philharmonic, 92nd Street Y and Carnegie Hall.

Like all Logan Series presenters, Classical Jam also will perform two programs for students at the City of Erie School District’s Diehl Elementary.

Founded at Penn State Behrend by Warren philanthropist and arts advocate Kay Logan, Music at Noon's unique musical outreach has been honored with an Adventurous Programming Award by Chamber Music America and the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. The series receives major support from the Kay Logan Trust and additional funding from the Penn State Behrend Student Activity Fee, Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts, the Erie Arts Endowment of ArtsErie and Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour.

For more information about The Logan Series or Classical Jam’s appearance, contact Logan Series director Dr. Gary Viebranz at 814-898-6289 or email

  • Classical Jam will perform at Penn State Behrend on Wednesday, Oct. 24. Admission is free to the public.

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Last Updated September 27, 2012