Three Hope College ensembles will perform on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

The public is invited. Admission is free.

The concert will feature the Jazz Arts Collective, directed by Robert Shipley; The Jazz Guitar Combo, directed by Lee Heerspink; and the Steps Ahead Jazz Combo, directed by Tom Lockwood, will perform. All of the ensembles are coached by members of the Hope jazz faculty and perform works from the classic jazz repertoire.

The Jazz Arts Collective is the premier large jazz ensemble at Hope College. The Collective places a creative focus on ensemble communication and improvisation.

The college’s jazz chamber ensembles afford students the opportunity to perform in the classic small group combo setting. The ensembles vary in size and instrumentation, and place a creative focus on improvisation and group communication.  The ensembles also place an emphasis on original student and faculty compositions.

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The Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts is located at 221 Columbia Ave., between Ninth and 10th streets.