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Feb. 3, 2012MARYVILLE, MO |  By: Peter

Jazz Choir Festival

Northwest Missouri State University will host its annual show and jazz choir festival this Saturday.

24 show and jazz choirs from Missouri, Nebraska and Kansas will be attending. Dr. Brian Lanier, associate professor of music at Northwest, says that even with the competitive nature of show and jazz choirs there is a lot of support for each school at the festival.

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The festival will begin at 8 Saturday morning on the stages in the Charles Johnson Theater, the Olive Deluce Fine Arts building and the Mary Linn Auditorium in the Ron Houston Center for Performing Arts. The Northwest Missouri States own show choir will perform at the end of the festival, and is open to the public.