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Tickets still available for Saint Louis Brass Quintet at SFA

January 27, 2009 - Sylvia Bierschenk
The world-renowned Saint Louis Brass Quintet will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, in W.M. Turner Auditorium on the SFA campus. Pictured, from left, are Melvyn Jernigan, Thomas Bacon, Daniel Perantoni, Ray Sasaki and Allan Dean.

NACOGDOCHES, TEXAS - Tickets are still available for the Saint Louis Brass Quintet concert presented by the Stephen F. Austin State University College of Fine Arts at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, in W.M. Turner Auditorium as part of the University Series.

The ensemble, which was founded in 1964, is internationally known for its ability to combine skilled musicianship with humorous presentations, said John W. Goodall, associate dean of the SFA College of Fine Arts. "This will be a great show for the entire family!"

To hear a sampling of the group's music, please visit www.saintlouisbrass.com.

Prior to the concert, Dr. Charles Gavin, professor of horn at SFA, will give an informative talk on the group and its music at 7 p.m. in Griffith Gallery, across the hall from Turner Auditorium. The audience is invited back to the gallery after the concert for a reception honoring the event's corporate sponsor, Lehmann Eye Associates.

W.M. Turner Auditorium is located in the Griffith Fine Arts Building, 2222 Alumni Dr.

Tickets range from $35 to $17.50, with discounts available for seniors, students and youth. For tickets or more information, please visit www.sfasu.edu/finearts or call (936) 468-6407 or (888) 240-ARTS.