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July 28: Kevin Lewis Jazz Quartet concludes music festival

FREDERICK, Md.—The 32nd Annual Summer Chamber Music Festival at Hood College will conclude July 28 with a night of music by composer Cole Porter, performed by the Kevin Lewis Jazz Quartet at 7:30 p.m. in Brodbeck Music Hall.

The program will include “Love For Sale,” “Every Time We Say Goodbye,” “Anything Goes,” “I Get a Kick Out of You,” “Night and Day” and others. The Kevin Lewis Jazz Quartet is led by J. Kevin Lewis and includes guitarist Peter Heiss, a graduate of Hood College and Shenandoah Conservatory; bass player David Lester, also a graduate of Hood College; and drummer Greg Williams.

All four of these instrumentalists are teachers and performers in the Maryland and Washington, D.C., areas. On several of the selections, the band will be joined by vocalist Marie Lester, a Hood College alumna, music teacher and frequent performer.

Lewis performs regularly throughout the region in various musical groups and has opened for Maynard Ferguson and performed with Arturo Sandoval and Charles McNeil. He is the director of the Hood Jazz Ensemble and is also the music director at Frederick High School, where he directs the band, choral and orchestral ensembles.

The festival is free and open to the public. Brodbeck Music Hall is air-conditioned and handicapped accessible. For more information, contact Wayne L. Wold at or 301-696-3782.

For more information about the Summer Chamber Music Festival, click here.