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Music performance scheduled for Saint Mary’s Family Weekend

September 20, 2018

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WINONA, Minn. —  Jazz, choir, and band are joining together for a public student performance during Saint Mary’s University’s upcoming Family Weekend Sept. 28-30. The joint performance will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, in the Page Theatre.

Saint Mary’s University’s Jazz Ensemble will launch another great season. Under the direction of A. Eric Heukeshoven, students will preview this season’s Red Bird Club show Christmas in New Orleans, A drawing for up to four complimentary tickets to the Dec. 7 performance will be held at this event. For more information, email

Saint Mary’s choirs and concert band will also join forces alongside the Jazz Ensemble for the show. The 64-member concert choir and the 25-member Chamber Singers are directed by Dr. Patrick O’Shea. The band is directed by Dr. Janet Heukeshoven and is open to Saint Mary’s students from all majors as well as advanced high school players and qualified community member. For information, email or

Tickets to the performance are $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors, and are available at the Saint Mary’s Box Office, 507-457-1715, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays or online at Tickets are also available at the door.

In previous years, as many as 1,000 visitors have come onto campus for Family Weekend, which includes a full slate of activities for families of students and the Saint Mary’s community.