Following its first tour since 2019, the Luther College Jazz Orchestra will perform its Homecoming Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29 at the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther College campus. Taking to the road for the first time since 2019, the members of the group and their leader, Juan Tony Guzmán, invite you to attend this supercharged spectacle.
The Jazz Orchestra’s spring tour includes stops in Chatfield, Minnesota; Roseville, Minnesota; Annandale, Minnesota; Johnston, Iowa; and Menomonie, Wisconsin.
Luther’s Jazz Orchestra is one of the premier collegiate instrumental ensembles in the United States and one of four major touring ensembles on campus. The group travels regionally every year and abroad every four years. Their spring touring repertoire includes highlights from Duke Ellington, Gordon Goodwin, Astor Piazzolla and Wynton Marsalis. Students from various university programs perform with the Jazz Orchestra and will be featured as soloists throughout the event.
The concert is open to the public without admission fees.
Luther is home to one of the largest undergraduate music programs in the country, with five choirs, three orchestras, two bands, and two jazz bands. A third of all Luther students participate in music, including large ensembles, faculty-led chamber groups, private lessons, and master classes. Nearly 175 music majors study music theory, ear training, history, education, composition, jazz, church music, and performance. Learn more at luther.edu/music.