Featuring special guest artist Professor Chris Bruya from Central Washington University. Chris directs multiple jazz bands and teaches jazz arranging, improvisation, and other jazz courses. Chris began his career as a secondary music educator and later taught the jazz program at Mt. Hood Community College before accepting the position at CWU. Under his direction, the CWU jazz program has achieved new heights and become one of the premier collegiate jazz programs in the country. Chris is a dedicated trumpet performer and improviser who is very quick to share his insights and knowledge with students of all ages. This event is open to the public.