ProMusic Showcase features TU Touring Groups

November 8, 7:30 p.m. Osceola Theatre

TIFFIN UNIVERSITY, Tiffin, OH—The Tiffin University Music Department will present its Fall ProMusic Showcase on Friday November 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Gillmor Student Center's Osceola Theatre.  The program is free.

The performance features TU's four touring commercial ensembles.  TU's flagship vocal group Up in the Air, directed by Brad Rees, presents a mix of a cappella jazz, pop and blues.  The band DFX presents pop, progressive rock, and r&b selections, directed and arranged by Nathan Santos.

TU's newest touring group, Mode III, performs cutting-edge hip hop and r&b music, including two emcees, vocalists, keyboard & guitar, beatmaker/beatboxer, alto sax and Sousaphone.  The all-female Higher Ground, directed by Ali Rees, performs eclectic indie music arranged for voices, flute, beatbox and tapper.  Tap dancers have recently become in vogue as percussionists in hip hop and funk bands.

The concert also features the a cappella groups Vox Conspiracy, directed by Brad Rees, and Pitch ii Pitch, directed by Jeanette Berry.