Save the date: An Evening of Jazz

Feb 23, 2012

Posted: Thursday, February 23, 2012 1:00 am | Updated: 11:11 pm, Wed Feb 22, 2012.

Derek Reiss will lead local high school students in concert next month as the Genesee Orleans All Star Jazz Ensemble.

The group, featuring 17 student musicians from a half-dozen schools, will be the opening act at the Third Annual Evening of Jazz on March 4 at Stuart Steiner Theater in the Genesee Center for the Arts at Genesee Community College, 1 College Rd., Batavia.

The ensemble will play before the Glenn Miller Orchestra in a concert hosted by the Genesee Orleans Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Foundation.

Students from Albion, Alexander, Batavia, Elba, Medina and Oakfield-Alabama are participating. They were nominated by their school music teachers. The concert begins at 2 p.m.

Tickets, which cost $30 for adults, $25 for seniors and $15 for students, are available in Batavia at Roxy's Music Store, 228 Main St., GCASA, 430 East Main St., Genesee County Office for the Aging, 2 Bank St., and the Center for the Arts box office; and in Albion at GCASA, 438 West Ave., and Orleans County Chamber of Commerce, 201 North Main St.