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Jazz flutist, pianist headline Tuesday concert in Dalton

Feb. 22, 2008

KALAMAZOO--Premiere jazz flutist Holly Hofmann and pianist Mike Wofford perform with Western Michigan University faculty members Tom Knific and Tim Froncek at 8:15 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 26, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.

General admission seating is $10 and $5 for students. Tickets are available at the door or in advance through the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office at (269) 387-2300 or toll free (800) 228-9858.

Critically acclaimed for her authoritative and swinging style, Hofmann has released 10 solo albums and tours worldwide in a variety of performance settings. Based in San Diego, she is now completing a Midwest tour with her husband, Mike Wofford. Wofford has worked as a pianist and music director for Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald and other great names in instrumental jazz.

Joining Hofmann and Wofford in the Feb. 26 performance are bassist Tom Knific and drummer Tim Froncek, international touring artists and members of WMU's own faculty ensemble, the Western Jazz Quartet.

Holly Hofmann's appearance at the Dalton Center is made possible by WMU's jazz studies program. To learn more, call (269) 387-4710 or visit www.wmich.edu/jazzstudies. For more information on Hofmann, visit www.hollyhofmann.com.

Media contact: Kevin West, (269) 387-4678, kevin.west@wmich.edu

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