LETU TO HOST ALASKA STRING BAND IN CONCERT FRIDAY, NOV. 9
LONGVIEW, Texas– LeTourneau University is hosting the Alaska String Band in concert on Friday, Nov. 9, at 10:50 a.m., at the S.E. Belcher, Jr. Chapel and Performance Center on the university’s main campus, 2100 S. Mobberly Avenue in Longview. The public is invited.
Alaska String Band is a concert group comprised of members of a single family performing with guitar, twin violin-fiddles, bass, mandolin, ukulele, percussion and vocals. Their repertoire consists of a lively collection of bluegrass, old time, gospel, swing, blues, Celtic and original music. Many of the songs they play are requested favorites with featured beautiful waltzes, airs and haunting melodies graced with vocal blends. Audiences delight in the youthful exuberance of this family. They exhibit extraordinary musicianship, technical skill and interpretative ability. Energetic dancing and attractive costumes designed to reflect the spirit of Alaskan artistic lifestyle, culture and traditions lend excitement and dramatic flare to their shows.
LeTourneau University is an interdenominational Christ-centered university located in Longview, Texas, offering academic majors in aviation, business, criminal justice, education, engineering, health science-nursing, human services, liberal arts, science and psychology. LeTourneau University also offers graduate degrees in business administration, counseling, education, engineering, psychology and strategic leadership. In addition to its residential campus in Longview, the university offers undergraduate and graduate programs online and at educational centers in Athens, Austin, Baytown, Bedford, Dallas, Harlingen, Houston, and Tyler.