WVIA to premiere Chiaroscuro Jazz Conservancy session with Line Mountain High School on Tuesday, April 26

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PITTSTON, Pa. – WVIA presents the broadcast premiere of the “Chiaroscuro Jazz Conservancy Sessions: The Line Mountain High School Jazz Ensemble” on Tuesday, April 26 at 7 p.m. on WVIA-TV. 


This special television presentation follows Jazz drummer and Chiaroscuro recording artist Larry Marshall and 3 other professional musicians as they conduct a daylong jazz education workshop at WVIA with the Line Mountain High School Jazz Ensemble. Along with Marshall, clinicians Gene Bertoncini, guitar, Su Terry, reeds, and Evan Gregor, bass, coach the student musicians, and then perform with them in a special final performance for a live audience in the Sordoni High Definition Theater at the WVIA Studios. 


The “Chiaroscuro Jazz Conservancy Sessions” television special is part of WVIA's Chiaroscuro in the Schools project, which is funded by a grant from the Degenstein Foundation. This specific event was produced in partnership with the Pennsylvania Jazz Alliance and Susquehanna University.


For more information on the Chiaroscuro in the Schools project please visit http://chiaroscurojazz.org/classroom.html.


To learn more about the Degenstein Foundation, please visit http://www.deg-fdn.org/.


Encore presentations of “Chiaroscuro Jazz Conservancy Sessions: The Line Mountain High School Jazz Ensemble” can be seen Monday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m., and Wednesday, May 25 at 4:30 a.m. on WVIA-TV.


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