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Tickets on sale for SFA School of Music's Extravaganza 23

April 16, 2010 - Sylvia Bierschenk
The SFA Friends of Music will sponsor Extravaganza 23, a gala dinner for the SFA School of Music, at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 30, at the Hotel Fredonia Convention Center. Tickets are now on sale through Wednesday, April 28, by calling (936) 468-6407 or (888) 240-ARTS. Extravaganza Committee members pictured here, from left, are co-chair Carol Willis, Michelle Williams, co-chair Shirley Watterston, Emmie Peacock, June Jones and Dee Allums.

NACOGDOCHES, TEXAS - Tickets are now on sale for Extravaganza 23, the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Music's annual gala, which will be begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 30, at the Hotel Fredonia Convention Center.

This year's event, "Dancing with the Stars," will feature gourmet dining, performances by student soloists and ensembles, and the presentation of student awards, explained Dr. John N. Roberts, director of the School of Music. "We will also, recognize Dr. Stephen Lias, SFA professor of composition, as the recipient of this year's Outstanding Music Alumnus Award," Roberts continued.

After the banquet, guests can dance to the swing music provided by Tom Houston's Dance Combo.

Over 200 people are expected at the annual event sponsored by the SFA Friends of Music.

Seating is available at tables of eight. Deadline for purchasing tickets is Wednesday, April 28. For tickets or more information, call the Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or (888) 240-ARTS.