The Otterbein University chapter of MEISA (Music and Entertainment Industry Student Association), will present the tenth annual Music and Romance at the Valley Dale Ballroom on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 7:00 P.M. This unique and romantic event will combine vocal and instrumental jazz, popular hits, dancing, and a gourmet dinner in the candlelit setting of the historic Columbus venue.
Featured musical groups include vocal ensembles Opus One, the all-female Six in the City, and various soloists performing jazz standards. Featured instrumental groups performing include jazz combos led by Columbus Jazz Orchestra bassist Chris Berg and local professional guitarist Karl Wohlwend. In addition, The Anticipations, led by Otterbein MEISA advisor Eric Van Wagner, will perform a set of classic dance hits.
The event will include a 50/50 raffle. Fun cocktail attire is encouraged. A cash bar will be available at the event, and dinner will be provided by Nicole’s Catering.
Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. with dinner and the performance beginning at 7:00 p.m. Pre-ordered tickets are $35.00 for adults, $30.00 for Otterbein faculty/staff, and $25 for Otterbein students, or $40 per person at the door. Tables of 10 will be sold for a discounted rate of $300.00. For more information and to purchase tickets, call the Otterbein University Department of Music at (614) 823-1508, or visit www.musicandromance.com by February 7, 2011.
Music and Romance is an educational fundraising event sponsored and organized by Otterbein MEISA. All ticket revenues will be used to help defer the costs of bringing in guest speakers, guest artists, and clinicians; and to cover the cost of educational resources, administrative expenses, and international conference opportunities for Otterbein music and business students.