Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra returns to MOAS for September 8th Concert
The Museum of Arts & Sciences (MOAS) is once again the proud host of the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra (SJMO). The internationally acclaimed SJMO quintet will perform a two-hour concert at the Museum on Saturday, September 8, from 7-9 pm.
Online PR News – 30-August-2012 –The Museum of Arts & Sciences (MOAS) is once again the proud host of the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra (SJMO). The internationally acclaimed SJMO quintet will perform a two-hour concert at the Museum on Saturday, September 8, from 7-9pm – admission is $15 for Museum members/$30 for non-members. The event is open to the public and is sponsored by The Daytona Beach News-Journal. This project received financial assistance from Visit Florida.
The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra was founded in 1990 by the United States Congress in recognition of the importance of jazz in American culture. It ranks as the nation's premiere jazz repertory orchestra, and is the only such ensemble in residence at a museum, which is the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History.
This second annual SJMO performance is hosted by MOAS as part of their Septembers with Smithsonian month of events, in conjunction with the yearly nationwide Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live! (September 29, 2012). Septembers with the Smithsonian includes special speakers and programming from the storied Institution. MOAS has been an official Smithsonian Institution Affiliate since 2001. Septembers with the Smithsonian is proudly sponsored by The Daytona Beach News-Journal.
“We are proud to bring the SJMO and Septembers with the Smithsonian to our community and look forward to each of the exciting events at MOAS,” said the Museum’s new Executive Director, Andrew Sandall.
The Museum Day Live! Ticket is available for download at Smithsonian.com/museumday. Visitors who present the Museum Day Live! ticket will gain free entrance for two at participating venues for one day only. One ticket is permitted per household, per email address. For more information about Museum Day Live! 2012 on September 29, 2012, the downloadable ticket and a list of participating museums and cultural institutions, please visit Smithsonian.com/museumday.
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