DVAC Culture Series Hosts Saxophonist and Educator, Craig Yancey


(DVAC Culture Series Hosts)

For more than 40 years, Craig Yancey has been working as a professional musician and educator. Most recently, he has been selected as Arts Council Menifee’s Artist of the Month for June. Mr. Yancey studied music at Mesa Community College under the direction of Mr. Grant Wolf, received his bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. His jazz and symphonic bands have consistently received superior ratings and awards throughout Mr. Yancey’s career. Using this experience, Mr. Yancey is very active as an adjudicator/clinician for jazz, concert band, solo and ensemble festivals, and featured guest artist throughout the Southwest and currently has many successful private students.

Craig Yancey will present “The History of  The Saxophone” at the Diamond Valley Arts Center for its Culture Series on Sunday, September 29th, 2019. 

He will take you from the inception of the saxophone, it’s many reiterations, the musicians and styles these saxophones were used in and their influence on music. The Saxophone has been a major influence in the development and the sound of music over the past century. It’s masters and musical geniuses can be found throughout the decades influencing the texture of modern music. This presentation will include performance and interaction.

This presentation is Sponsored in part by The Village, a Continuing Care Retirement Community.

Admission is $15 for Members and $20 for General Admission. Student tickets are $5 for Online Pre-Sale and $10 at the door. As always, DVAC members receive their price Online at checkout. You now have the option of a Reserved Seat as well. Doors open at 2:00pm with the concert starting at 2:30pm. As always, DVAC members receive their price at checkout when ordering online! Don’t forget your coupon code.

DVAC’s Culture Series is a community educational presentation and fundraiser for The DVAC and its programs. Doors open at 2:00 pm with the concert at 2:30pm. Please email dvacinfo@gmail.com for sponsorship opportunities.

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