The Quincy University Hawk Express Jazz Band will present its Fall Concert on Sunday, October 22 at 3 p.m. at Quincy University’s Connie Niemann Center for Music at 17th & Seminary Road.

The jazz band will perform a wide array of jazz tunes including By George, Hep Cat Blues, When I Fall in Love, and Crankcase. Daxtun Heier, junior music education minor, will be featured on the piano on the exciting piece, Killer on the Keys.  Vocalist, John Beisner, will be featured on the classic big band tune, Minnie the Moocher. Senior Tuba player, Joe Niemerg, will be featured on the flashy piece, Gums.

The Jazz Band is under the direction of Christine Damm, DMA, dean of the school of fine arts and communication. The concert is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Christine Damm at 217-228-5432 ext. 3159.

Founded in 1860 by Franciscan friars, Quincy University is a small Catholic university emphasizing the sciences, liberal arts and the professions. Quincy University offers undergraduate, graduate and adult education programs integrating practical experience and Franciscan values. Faculty and advisors work with students to design customized success plans to help them graduate on time, find their passion and prepare them for life. QU is a member of NCAA Division II for intercollegiate athletics. For more information, please visit or contact the Office of Community Relations at (217) 228-5275 or Quincy University. Success by Design.