Jazz legend Wycliffe Gordon to deliver commencement address

WHAT: World-renowned trombonist Wycliffe Gordon will be Augusta University’s commencement speaker.

BACKGROUND: The Waynesboro, Georgia, native is an Artist-In-Residence at Augusta University, and presents master classes, clinics, workshops, children’s concerts and lectures to students of all ages. He received an honorary doctorate from The University of Scranton and serves as a musical ambassador for the U.S. State Department.

WHEN AND WHERE: 2 p.m. May 12 at the James Brown Arena

OPPORTUNITIES: Interview and video opportunities will be available. If you plan to attend this event, contact Danielle Harris by 5 p.m. Thursday, May 11.

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Danielle Harris

Danielle Harris is Senior Media Relations Coordinator at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-721-7511 or deharris1@augusta.edu.

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