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WVIA TV presents Chiaroscuro Jazz Conservancy Sessions: The Berwick Senior High School Jazz Ensemble on October 28
(2013-10-10)
WVIA presents the broadcast premiere of the all new special presentation “Chiaroscuro Jazz Conservancy Sessions: The Berwick Senior High School Jazz Ensemble” on Monday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. on WVIA-TV.
(wvia) - WVIA presents the broadcast premiere of the all new special presentation "Chiaroscuro Jazz Conservancy Sessions: The Berwick Senior High School Jazz Ensemble" on Monday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. on WVIA-TV.

This special television presentation follows Jazz pianist and Chiaroscuro Records artist Bill Mays and 4 other professional musicians as they conduct a day-long jazz education workshop at WVIA with the Berwick Senior High School Jazz Ensemble. Along with Bill Mays, clinicians Marko Marcinko, drums, Eddie Severn, trumpet, Tom Hamilton, saxophone, and Josh Davis, bass coach the student musicians, and then perform with them in a special final performance for a live audience in the Sordoni High Definition Theater at the WVIA Studios.

The "Chiaroscuro Jazz Conservancy Sessions" television special is part of WVIA's Chiaroscuro in the Schools project, which is funded by a generous grant from the Degenstein Foundation. This specific event was produced in partnership with the Pennsylvania Jazz Alliance and Susquehanna University.

For more information on the Chiaroscuro in the Schools project please visit http://chiaroscurojazz.org/classroom.html.

To learn more about the Degenstein Foundation, please visit http://www.deg-fdn.org/.

Encore presentations of "Chiaroscuro Jazz Conservancy Sessions: The Berwick Senior High School Jazz Ensemble" can be seen Thursday, Oct. 31 at 8 p.m., Monday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m., and Thursday, Dec. 26 at 8:30 p.m. on WVIA-TV.

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