WVWC to hold faculty lecture on jazz music

Kyle Andrews, Courtesy: WVWC

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (WDTV) -- West Virginia Wesleyan College instructor of music Kyle Andrews will present “Jazz is Dead: Long Live BAM” as part of the college's spring Faculty Lecture Series.

"The lecture will be a discussion about the word “jazz” and its reception among jazz musicians throughout the past century," officials say.

The lecture will be on February 12 at 7 p.m. in the Culpepper Auditorium of the Virginia Thomas Law Center for the Performing Arts (PAC). The event is free and open to the public.

The college will have other lectures this semester on the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the PAC. Those will be on March 12 by assistant professor of gender studies Jessica Scott, and on April 9 by assistant professor of chemistry Dr. Joanna Webb.

For more information about WVWC's events, you can visit https://www.wvwc.edu.