COLUMBIA STATE HOSTS BELMONT UNIVERSITY STRING, JAZZ QUARTETS AT WILLIAMSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Performance Free and Open to Public April 11
    
(FRANKLIN, Tenn. – March 30, 2012) - - - On Wednesday, April 11, Belmont University School of Music’s student classical string and jazz quartets will perform at the Williamson County Public Library in a Lyceum Committee event co-sponsored by Columbia State Community College and the Williamson County Library. The 6 p.m. performance is free and open to the public.

The string quartet, playing a selection of works by Brahms, is coached by Elisabeth Small and includes Danika Lukasiewicz, Chuck Callahan, Katherine Holmgren and Kevin Terry. The two performing members of the jazz quartet, Travis Patton and Shawn Williams are coached by Tracy Silverman. The jazz quartet will perform selections by Herbie Hancock and some original compositions.

“The joint venture of Columbia State, the Williamson County library and Belmont reflects a rich history of educational collaboration between the two colleges and the Williamson County community,” said Shanna Jackson, the dean of Extended Services and the Columbia State Williamson County campus.

“Columbia State has been an active part of the educational and cultural community in Williamson County for more than 30 years and we are delighted to bring this wonderful evening of classical and jazz music to the beautiful new library in Franklin,” she continued.

The Williamson County Public Library is located at 1314 Columbia Avenue in Franklin.

Columbia State is a two-year college, serving a nine-county area in southern Middle Tennessee with locations in Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg, Lewisburg and Clifton. The Williamson County Campus has served Williamson County residents for more than 30 years, and currently serves more than 1,400 students in the various program areas of Nursing, EMT/Paramedic, Business Technology, Commercial Entertainment, and more. For more information, please visit www.columbiastate.edu.

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