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DCCB Cabaret Concert Planned for March 23

February 28, 2013


DEFIANCE, Ohio - It will be an evening of music, conversation and desserts as the Defiance College Community Band presents “Come to the Cabaret, My Friends,” on Saturday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m.  This annual event will be held in the George M. Smart Athletic Center on the Defiance College campus with doors opening at 6:30 p.m.  All seats are reserved.

The concert, titled “Drums, Dreams & Dances,” will feature a variety of familiar selections, highlight many members of the DCCB, and feature special guest soloists.

Feature guest soloist is Bob Breithaupt, director of percussion studies at Capital University.  Breithaupt has performed with numerous nationally recognized jazz artists and orchestras.  He is the past president of the Percussive Arts Society, co-founder of the Summer Drum Set Workshop, and author of the textbook The Complete Percussionist.  Breithaupt has been a soloist and clinician for workshops around the world.

Also appearing with the band will be Defiance native Meghan Rogers, a 2009 Defiance High School graduate and the daughter of Scott and Deb Rogers.  Rogers is currently doing her student teaching and will graduate from Capital University with a bachelor’s degree in music education this spring.

“We are pleased to present an evening of entertainment on the Defiance College campus for the Defiance community,” said co-directors Cathy Booth and Scott Rogers.  “We have many musical treats for the audience with delicious desserts and beverages served by campus dining services, Sodexo.”

Tickets are $10, and seating is limited. Table reservations may be reserved for as few as one person to as many as eight.  For more information or to make reservations, please contact Linda Schatz at 419-784-2606 or email at             

Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, liberal arts institution in Northwest Ohio offering more than 40 undergraduate programs of study as well as graduate programs in education and business. Defiance College has received national recognition for its educational experience of service and engagement. The college website is