BIG BAND DINNER DANCE ADDS LATIN FLAVOR
“Hot Tunes, Cool Moves” theme features big band and Latin dance music
Tickets are now on sale for Casper College’s 8th Annual Big Band Dinner Dance, “Hot Tunes, Cool Moves” featuring both big band and Latin dance music. The dinner dance will be held on Saturday, November 10 in the Grand Ballroom at the Parkway Plaza.
This year’s dance will not only feature popular big band tunes performed by the Casper College Big Band, but will also feature Latin jazz performed by the Casper College Latin Jazz Combo. In addition, free 15-minute dance lessons for both styles will be offered to all attending, according to Jerome Fleg, Casper College woodwind instructor and director of the Casper College Big Band.
Neeraj Mehta, Casper College percussion and Latin music instructor will direct the Latin jazz combo, and Paula Flynn will guest solo on two songs with the big band.
Doors and the cash bar will open at 5:30 p.m. This year’s buffet dinner will feature not only roast beef and a full buffet, but also a tapas bar and will begin at 6 p.m. Dancing will begin at 7 p.m.
Ticket prices are $35 per individual or $50 per couple. For those wishing to dance only, tickets are $10 per person and will be available at the door. Reservations for the dinner dance must be made by Wednesday, Nov. 7 by contacting the Casper College Music Department at 268-2606, 800-442-2963, ext. 2606, or via email.
Big Band Dinner Dance Student "Dance Only" tickets are available for $5.