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Jazz guitarist Chris Korblein coming soon to Sangamon Auditorium, UIS

January 4, 2008

Contact: Bryan Leonard, 217/206-8284, leonard.bryan@uis.edu

SPRINGFIELD – Guitarist Chris Korblein will bring his smooth jazz sounds to Sangamon Auditorium's Studio Theatre at the University of Illinois at Springfield on Saturday, January 26, at 8 p.m.

Korblein is a must-see instrumentalist whose strong melodic compositions have enticed smooth jazz audiences as well as fans of romantic music around the globe. From what were once called "beautiful music" stations, smooth jazz radio has gained in popularity and success over the past two decades, cultivating up-and-coming artists like Korblein.  Grammy nominee Jim Brickman proclaims, "Hands down my favorite guitarist." If you enjoy smooth jazz radio or romantic music, you will love Chris Korblein!

Tickets for this event are $36 and are on sale now. To order tickets, visit www.SangamonAuditorium.org or call the Sangamon Auditorium Ticket Office at 217/206-6160 or toll free at 800-207-6960.  Tickets can also be purchased in person at the Ticket Office, which is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sangamon Auditorium is located at the University of Illinois at Springfield and hosts more than 120 performances annually.  Also home to the Illinois Symphony Orchestra and Springfield Ballet Company, it is the only auditorium of its kind and size in the Springfield area, with a seating capacity of 2,018.  Sangamon Auditorium continues to fulfill its mission of presenting and supporting varied cultural and educational professional arts activities to audiences in Springfield, Sangamon County, and the surrounding areas.  The auditorium administrative offices can be reached at (217) 206-6150 or by e-mail at onstage@uis.edu.



The University of Illinois at Springfield, one of three U of I campuses, is a small, public liberal arts university that offers 42 degree programs: 21 bachelorís, 20 masterís, and the Doctorate of Public Administration. UIS has a special mission in public affairs and service and is known for extraordinary internships, a wireless campus, extensive online offerings, and a commitment to teaching.

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