Book off January 31 st on your calendar, Maria Schneider and the Edmonton Jazz Orchestra are coming to MacEwan’s Triffo Theatre!
Maria is a big band composer, bandleader, 12-time Grammy nominated, and 5-time Grammy Award winner. She is not only known for unique funding of projects through the company ArtistShare, but she is also notorious for blurring the lines between genres and working with collectives such as The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, collaborating with David Bowie and headlining Jazz at Lincoln Centre. She will be around the university conducting arranging, composition, and music business clinics for students and faculty, as well as a rehearsal with MacEwan’s own big band and an open rehearsal for her Edmonton debut. Take in the magical experience of Maria leading the Edmonton Jazz Orchestra through her Big Band compositions on January 31 st . The doors open at 6:30 and the show will begin at 7:30. Tickets begin at $25 for students, and $35 for general admission.
If you would like to purchase tickets for the show, you can get them here:
To learn more about Maria Schneider, check out her website: