‘French Romance’ Grand Piano Concert set for Feb. 12 at University Mobile

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World-renown concert jazz pianist Jeanine “Dr. Jazz” Normand will present a grand piano concert titled “French Romance” at University of Mobile on Tuesday, Feb. 12.

Admission is free. The concert begins at 7 p.m. in Moorer Auditorium, located in Martin Hall on the UM campus. The event is hosted by University of Mobile’s Alabama School of the Arts and College of Arts & Sciences Department of World Languages.

Jeanine “Dr. Jazz” Normand of Fairhope, Alabama, has performed with Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald at the Nice Jazz Festival. Her specialties include the Great American Songbook, Twinkling Glamour Piano, Le Hot Jazz & Cool Brazilian, and also Gershwin, Jobim and modern French composers.

The concert will include a medley of works by French composer Michel Legrand, a Paris medley and a Romance medley, all arranged by Normand.

For more information about the Alabama School of the Arts, call 251.442.2383 or visit umobile.edu/asota.

About University of Mobile

University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in over 90 areas of study. Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres.

For more information about University of Mobile, visit the website at www.umobile.edu or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

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Jonathan Harding

Jonathan Harding

Jonathan Harding is majoring in marketing and minoring in government and law at University of Mobile. In addition to gaining experience as an intern in UM's Office of Marketing and Public Relations, he is a residential assistant in his dorm and loves getting involved with Student Life activities. He enjoys strategy games and watching historical documentaries.