November 14, 2012 (Jackson) - Students from Belhaven’s Music Department will be performing in the Wind, Percussion, Jazz Guitar and Jazz Ensemble Concert on Thursday, November 15 in the Center for the Arts Concert Hall. Come out and enjoy a musical blending of classical, contemporary jazz and blues with a twist of gospel.

“This joint concert will showcase the top wind, percussion and guitar students and there will be a variety of tunes performed that will tickle your fancy. We will go from ‘Beethoven to Blues.’ It’s a wonderful musical event for all ages,” said Belhaven Associate Professor of Music, Dr. Paxton Girtmon.

The Wind Ensemble will carry out its full repertoire by performing newer music. With a variety of ensembles performing for the concert, this blending of improvisational genres and styles plans to deliver a unique musical experience.

This concert is free to the public and starts at 7:00 p.m. Bring the whole family for a fun concert that should have your feet tapping all night. Belhaven’s Center for the Arts is located at 835 Riverside Drive.

This is just one of the many exciting events from Belhaven’s School of the Arts. Check out Arts Ablaze for plays, dance and music concerts, poetry readings, gallery exhibits and more happening this year.


Belhaven University stands among select Christian colleges and universities and has been repeatedly named one of “America’s 100 Best College Buys." The University offers 30 academic majors across a full spectrum of disciplines as well as a variety of graduate programs. In addition, Belhaven has achieved the distinction of being among only 30 universities nationally accredited in each of the major arts – music, theatre, visual art and dance. All programs are taught from a Christian worldview perspective and are guided by the mission to prepare students academically and spiritually to serve Christ Jesus in their careers, in human relationships, and in the world of ideas.

Belhaven University serves over 3,700 students offering undergraduate and graduate degrees on its residential campus, an online degree program, and graduate and adult degree programs in Jackson, Memphis, Orlando, Houston, Chattanooga, and Atlanta.