Taking place the week of the summer solstice the Pittsburg State’s 2019 Summer Music Festitval will take advantage of the longest nights of the year to perform music under the stars starting on Monday June 18. “Jazz Under The Stars” under the direction of PSU’s Bob Kehle will kick-off the Summer Music Fest with the performance taking place on the lawn in front of the Bicknell Center For The Arts at 8:30 pm. The performance is one of nine genres during the festival that has something for every music lover. Genres will range from heavy metal, to classical and chamber music, jazz, acoustic and folk music. And the finale of it all on Friday, June 21 is a Summer Band Concert directed by Pittsburg State’s Dr. Andrew Chybowski featuring patriotic and pop pieces, and standard band literature.
On Wednesday June 19, Dr. Raul Munguia will perform as apart of the the “Kaleidoscope of Styles” concert with four groups featuring classical, chamber and world music at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Pittsburg, Kansas. The performances begin at 7:30 and is open to the public.
Eight of the nine concerts featured as apart of the 2019 Pittsburg State Music Festival are open to the public and there is no entrance fee. The Vogts Sister performing on Tuesday night inside of the Bicknell Family Center For The Arts will require the purchase of a $12 ticket at the door. The performance begins at 7:30 pm.
Earlier this week we got a preview of the “Kaleidoscope of Styles” performance from Raul Munguia, Denissa Rivas De Munguia and Rusty Jones inside of McCray Hall.