Kaitlyn Kivi of Glen Burnie, Md., Performs during Jazz Night at McDaniel College

Jazz Night takes place Thursday, December 6 at 8 p.m. in McDaniel College's Decker Center Forum

WESTMINSTER, MD (11/20/2012)(readMedia)-- McDaniel College junior Kaitlyn Kivi of Glen Burnie, Md., performs as a vocalist during Jazz Night at McDaniel College, 2 College Hill, Westminster, Md. The performance, which is free and open to the public, takes place Thursday, December 6, 8 p.m., in Decker Center Forum.

Directed by Bo Eckard, senior lecturer in music, the performance highlights the Thursday Jazz Ensemble, Monday, Jazz Ensemble, and the five-piece Jazz Combo. Styles of jazz represented include classic big band, swing, bebop, Latin, Funk, Jazz-rock and Tin Pan Alley.

For more information, call 410-857-2599. Visit www.mcdaniel.edu/music for information about the college and the music department.


McDaniel College, recognized nationally among 40 Colleges that Change Lives and U.S. News top-tier liberal arts colleges, is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 60 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, plus 20 highly regarded graduate programs. Its hallmark faculty-student collaborations in research, teaching and mentoring plus hundreds of leadership and service opportunities enrich a lively learning experience that is rooted in a personalized interdisciplinary and global curriculum. Innovative January courses take students to points all over the world while McDaniel's degree-granting European campus offers a unique opportunity for international study at the only American university in Budapest, Hungary. A diverse and close-knit community of 1,600 undergraduates and 1,560 part-time graduate students, McDaniel also boasts a spectacular 160-acre hilltop campus in Westminster, Md., an hour or less from Baltimore, D.C., the Chesapeake Bay, an Amtrak station and BWI international airport.