Marlboro College

News As Yet Quintet Performs, January 30

Marlboro, VT -- (January 21, 2011) -- Marlboro College will present a concert by the As Yet Quintet on Sunday, January 30 at 8:00pm in Ragle Hall.

The As Yet Quintet brings five prominent Vermont musicians together for a creative medley of Middle Eastern, Caribbean, and jazz sounds. All five contribute individual compositions to the quintet's program of entirely original pieces. As Yet draws on diverse genres ranging from Latin grooves to Turkish modes, Balkan rhythms played on Cuban wooden boxes, and blues with a touch of Bulgarian choral singing.

Musicians in the As Yet Quintet are Marlboro College alumna Anna Patton on clarinet, Miamon Miller on violin, Todd Roach on dumbek and frame drums,  Julian Gerstin on congas and tanbou, and Eugene Uman on piano. Uman is also currently a visiting professor of music at Marlboro.

This concert is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Marlboro College public relations department at 802-251-7644 or pr@marlboro.edu. In case of inclement weather, call the Marlboro College Events Information line, 802-451-7151.

Marlboro College offers undergraduate education in the liberal arts and, since 1997, master's degree programs for working adults in the areas of educational technology, internet technologies, health care administration and an MBA in Managing for Sustainability. Its 330 undergraduate students enjoy an 8:1 student-faculty ratio, a voice in governing the community and individualized courses of study on a 350-acre campus in the hills of southern Vermont.

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