The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

December 2, 2012

Jazz orchestra to offer concert


For The Register-Herald

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For lovers of big band music, the West Virginia Jazz Orchestra’s concerts are “don’t miss” events. This year, the WVJO will perform its holiday concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at Greenbrier Valley Theatre in Lewisburg.

The concert, under the leadership of Jeff Bryant, offers something for every taste from jazz standards to contemporary set and seasonal favorites.

Also featured in the concert are Cathey Sawyer, the orchestra’s vocalist; the Greenbrier Entertainers and Brennan Woods, a part-time WVJO member and now the lead trumpeter with “The Pride of West Virginia,” the West Virginia University Mountaineer Marching Band.

For reservations, contact GVT’s box office at 304-645-3838 or at www.gvtheatre.org. Greenbrier Valley Theatre is at 113 E. Washington St., Lewisburg.