Faculty Composition Performed | Battle of New Orleans
January 22, 2018 475 0 admin Faculty, Featured, Jazz
NOCCA Artist-Teacher | Jazz Faculty Michael Rihner
NOCCA Jazz Big Band, directed by artist-teacher Mike Rihner, performs Rihner’s composition “Battle of New Orleans” at the New Orleans U.S. Mint Theater on Wednesday January 31 at 2pm. Rihner was awarded the commission to compose this jazz suite by the New Orleans Jazz Historic National Park Service in commemoration of the 200 year anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans in 2015. This concert of the “Battle of New Orleans” at the U.S. Mint on Jan. 31 is part of a year-long tri-centennial celebration of the founding of New Orleans in 1718.