Students and faculty from the School of Music have been playing jazz at Mirror Lake every spring for decades. But for the first time, they’re playing concerts in the fall.
It’s a change that Jim Rupp, a lecturer in percussion, said was necessary as a result of the change to semesters from quarters. Under the old system, there was a concert every Thursday in May, but the shortened school year forced shows to be rescheduled. In 2013, when organizers pushed the concerts earlier into the spring, they found the weather often didn’t cooperate.
“April can be pretty dicey,” Rupp said. “I remember last year we looked at doing it and… Read more