SSC Music Department Jazz Orchestra’s Holiday Concert

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SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The SSC Jazz Orchestra & Jazz Combo performed Wednesday evening (12/9/15) in the South Suburban College Performing Arts Center. The Jazz Orchestra performed Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite in its entirety with arrangements by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn. Conductor Mark O’Connor did a fantastic job!

Art Burton, Retired SSC History Professor and Orchestra member performed on the congas/percussion. The evening’s hosts were, John M. Watson, Jr., Director of Economic Development for the Village of South Holland and SSC StudentTrustee Terry Harris. A good time was had by all.

Art Burton, John M. Watson, Jr., and Terry Harris

Pictured from left: Art Burton, Retired SSC History Professor and Orchestra member, John M. Watson, Jr., Director of Economic Development for the Village of South Holland and SSC Student Trustee Terry Harris.