Paramount Theatre to host NWS and Austin Big Band

Published 9:30 am Tuesday, April 16, 2013

The Northwestern Singers and the Austin Big Band present “In the Mood” at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Historic Paramount Theatre in Austin.

This is the first collaboration between the Big Band and the NWS. Music that will be played include big band and jazz songs such as “Chatanooga Choo Choo,” “Tuxedo Junction,” “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” “This Joint Is Jumpin’,” “In the Mood,” “String of Pearls,” “Stardust,” “Girl From Ipanema” and many more favorites. Some newer Michael Buble songs, “Just Haven’t Met You Yet” and “Everything” are also part of the lineup. Nikky Krautbauer and Maria Wilson are co-directing the show.

The Austin High School Jazz Band will make a guest appearance.

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Tickets are $15 and $5 for students. All tickets are available at the Paramount Theatre by calling 507-434-0934 or online at

The Northwestern Singers have been performing in Austin for nearly 60 years. The singers are from Austin, Albert Lea and many surrounding communities.