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OcTubafest kicks off Thursday on steps of Akin Auditorium

Nick Lanier, Reporter

October 9, 2018

Enjoy brass music while tasting German cuisine at OcTubafest this Thursday on the steps of Akin Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. "The previous concert was inside last year. This time, weather permitting, it will be outside," Christopher Vivio, assistant professor of music, said. "The idea is that it should hopefully grow." The event, ...

OcTubaFest adds new spin to Oktoberfest

Tre' Jones

November 1, 2017

The Low Brass Ensemble players participated in the first OcTubaFest performance in Akin Auditorium on Monday, Oct. 30. Christopher Vivio, assistant professor of music, said this clever name is a play on the German celebration of Oktoberfest. Vivio said, “OcTubaFest was invented many years ago —...

Low-brass ensemble performs at first Octubafest

Brittany Hill, Reporter

November 1, 2017

The Department of Music introduced the first Octubafest performed by the Low Brass Ensemble to an audience of 50 people in Akin Auditorium Oct. 30. Christopher Vivio, ensemble conductor, said, "This is our firstOctubafest. It's something that was created to showcase ensemble. We hope to expand and...

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