Jazz Concert with Galen
Date/Time: February 8
Location: Main Dining Hall, Student Union
Organized by: Center for Diversity
Contact person: Luanne Tilstra
Galen is an extraordinary flautist with an extensive recording and performance career. Galen is also a major entertainment figure on college and university campuses across the nation. In addition to his stellar musical background, Galen is a riveting speaker on the topic of jazz and its historical significance.
A former student of Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, and a graduate of Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, Galen holds a master degree in fine arts and education. He is an arranger, composer, music director, educator and writer, and has performed with world renowned artists such as Billy Taylor, Melba Moore, Sun Ra, John Patton, Jimmy Heath, Houston Person, Sonny Phillips, and many others.