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Barton Music Department to host instrumental concert “With Gratitude”

students playing instruments at a concert
The Barton Jazz Ensemble performs in the fine arts auditorium during the Autumn Arts concert earlier this fall.

November 1, 2022
Story and photo by Joe Vinduska

The Barton Community College Instrumental Music Department will present its fall concert “With Gratitude,” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17 in the Fine Arts Auditorium. Admission is free.

The experience will feature the Prairie Winds Concert Band, Barton Jazz Ensemble, and trumpet soloist Joel Lauridsen.

Director of Instrumental Activities Jamie Minneman encourages music lovers from every generation to attend.

“There is something for everyone to enjoy,” she said. “The concert will showcase a variety of band literature that will remind us of all the things we have to be grateful for.”

For more information, contact Minneman at or (620) 792-9396.