Denver & The Mile High Orchestra bring a little swing to Huntington College

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2002-11-27
Huntington, Ind.— Denver & The Mile High Orchestra (DMHO), a Christian Swing Orchestra, will perform at Huntington College’s Merillat Center for the Arts on Friday, January 10, 2003, at 8:00 p.m. This evening of enthusiastic entertainment in a refreshing big band style is available to Huntington College students and senior citizens at $5 in advance and to the general public and Huntington College faculty and staff for $8 in advance. Tickets on the day of the show will be $10.

DMHO has toured around the country for a few years, meeting resounding acclaim. Their debut music video “Act the Scat” spent five weeks in Christian Music Video Magazine’s top ten in the nation. The band appeared in prime time alongside other Christian artists like Crystal Lewis and Third Day at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The upbeat and inventive band has been charming young and old alike across the nation, blending old-school swing band sound with God-centered, worshipful lyrics.

“Think big band. Think swing,” said Mark Morning of Campus Life magazine. “Think ‘If Frank Sinatra or Harry Connick Jr. were a Christian…’ Well, you’d get something like this!”

Sponsored by Pathfinder Services, Inc. and the Community Arts Program of Huntington College, the band’s performance promises to be a memorable event. To reserve tickets, call the Merillat Centre Box Office at (260) 359-4261. The Box Office’s hours are Monday- Friday from 9:00 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.– 4 p.m.

Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 60 academic concentrations. US News & World Report ranks Huntington among the Top 10 comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in Huntington, Indiana.

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Ashley C. Smith
Associate Director for Media Relations
260.359.4171
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
260.359.4284