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Music Has No Walls

Dean Kandi Turley Ames talks to Professor Armstrong and student Ben Graham about the Commercial Music program at ISU and upcoming Jazz Festival on February 9th & 10th.

Guests discuss the visiting artist for Jazz Fest 2024, the Marina Albero Trio, and the opportunities high school attendees and ISU students have to play alongside professional jazz musicians. Ben shares his inspiring story about how he decided to pursue jazz and commercial music studies, and an education at Idaho State. Join us for Jazz Fest on February 9 and 10!

Feb 9 | 7-9 PM  
Marina Albero Trio
Station Square, 200 S Main St. Pocatello
Free entry, suggested donation of $10

Feb 10 
9 AM - 6 PM Regional High School Jazz Bands at the Stephen’s Performing Arts Center

7:30 PM ISU Big Band with Marina Albero Trio
Jensen Concert Hall
General Admission $8
Students Free!

Thank you to our generous sponsors, the Galo Medina Family, Doris Brydon, Piano Gallery Sponsorships

Jonathan Armstrong, Associate Professor of Music, Jazz and Commercial Music
Ben Graham, ISU student in the Commercial Music program

Kandi Turley-Ames began her journey at Idaho State University by graduating from ISU with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 1990 and a Master of Science in Psychology in 1993. She completed her Ph.D. in Psychology at Washington State University in 1996. She is a graduate of the Higher Education Resource Service for women in higher education administration. Her academic area of expertise includes memory and cognition. She has published numerous papers with colleagues and students on how strategies impact memory and higher cognitive abilities.