News Release

Two Holiday Concerts Featuring the Crookston Community Band and the U of M Crookston Jazz Band

By Elizabeth Tollefson on
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The University of Minnesota Crookston Community Band will perform its fall semester concert on Sunday, December 3, 2017, at 3 p.m. in Kiehle Auditorium. The concert will feature three sections: Celtic music from Ireland and Scotland; Sergei Prokofiev’s "Peter and the Wolf" including narration; and several holiday musical selections.

The U of M Crookston Jazz Band will offer its annual Jingle Jazz Concert on Saturday, December 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Kiehle Auditorium. The Jazz Band will perform holiday jazz music featuring student and faculty soloists.

These concerts, under the direction of TJ Chapman, are free and open to the public. No parking permits are required.

The University of Minnesota Crookston now delivers 34 bachelor's degree programs, 22 minors, and 40 areas of emphasis on campus as well as 14 degree programs entirely online.  These degrees are offered in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of 1,800 undergraduates from more than 20 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit


Elizabeth Tollefson

University Relations


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