Otterbein University Presents Annual Music & Romance Fundraiser

The Otterbein University chapter of MEISA (Music and Entertainment Industry Student Association) will present the eleventh annual Music and Romance at the Aladdin Shrine Center on Saturday, February 11, 2012 from 8:00-11:00P.M. This unique and romantic event will combine superb vocal and instrumental jazz, popular hit tunes, dancing, and a gourmet dessert buffet in the candlelit setting of this unique 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 the Otterbein University Big Band led by Jay Miglia, and jazz combos coached 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 silent auction with items from Columbus finest vendors. Fun cocktail attire and dancing are encouraged. A cash bar will be available at the event, and Catering By Design will provide the delicious desserts.

Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. To purchase tickets, visit or call the Otterbein University Department of Music at (614) 823-1508. Reserve your tickets by February 1, 2012.

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.

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