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Description: Please join us for a special evening at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.
More Info: 6:30p.m. Reception and Guest Speaker Donald J. McCormack
Saratoga Automobile Museum
Tour the latest exhibit at the Saratoga Automobile Museum while networking with fellow alumni and students. Guests will hear from the college's new president as well as featured guest speaker, Donald J. McCormack. Donald is the retired dean of special programs and founder of the Jazz Institute at Skidmore College and currently sits on the Board of Directors at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Donald will speak about his connection to Wynton Marsalis, his career in the world of jazz and what you will see during the performance. The cocktail reception includes drinks and light hors d'oeuvres.

8:00p.m. Performance
Saratoga Performing Arts Center
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO), comprising 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players today, has been the Jazz at Lincoln Center resident orchestra since 1988. Under Music Director, Grammy Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Wynton Marsalis, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra performs a vast repertoire. Commissioned by the Berliner Philharmoniker Foundation, Swing Symphony is Marsalis's third symphonic work, which he describes as a symphonic meditation on the evolution of swing. Swing Symphony will feature both JLCO and The Philadelphia Orchestra, following an opening piece by Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.

Tickets are limited to three guests per alumni/student registrant for this premier event. All tickets will be picked up at the registration desk at the Saratoga Automobile Museum.
Date: 08/15/2019
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Saratoga Automobile Museum
110 Avenue of the Pines
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Cost: $65
Contact Name: Lindsay Valenti
Contact Phone: 5185804779
Contact E-mail:
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