Jazz combo featured on WPSU's 'Music from Penn State'

February 12, 2009

Jazz combo featured on WPSU's "Music from Penn State"

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (February 12, 2009) — Tune into WPSU-TV on Thursday for the start of another acclaimed season of "Music from Penn State."  The program features a variety of musical styles and "Dan Yoder and the New Dimension" kicks things off with an evening of "cool jazz” on Penn State Public Television. "Music from Penn State" airs at 9 p.m. Thursday and repeats at 7 p.m. Sunday on WPSU-TV.

The jazz combo is made up of Penn State faculty and graduate students, including Dan Yoder, director of Jazz Studies, on saxophone; Mac Himes on guitar; Adam Kurland at piano; Ron Lange on bass; and Charlie Heim on drums.

The "Music from Penn State" series, now entering its third season, showcases the musical talent of Penn State's School of Music.

WPSU serves central Pennsylvania with programming, educational services and community outreach. Its public media services produce, acquire and distribute programs that address local interests and reflect the diverse cultural, political, geographic and demographic characteristics of an audience within central Pennsylvania.

 

Last Updated March 26, 2009