Internationally known jazz clarinetist Anat Cohen will
perform at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s 23rd annual Jazz
Held Friday, Jan. 31, the festival will feature a 7:30
p.m. performance by Cohen in Michelsen Hall of the Noel Fine Arts Center. Voted clarinetist of the year
six years in a row by the Jazz Journalists Association, Cohen will perform with
her quartet, featuring pianist Jason Lindner. The performance caps a
day of jazz study by more than 700 high school and middle school students from
Tickets for the concert are $15 for adults and $12 for
students and are available through the Information and Tickets Office at
715-346-4100, 800-838-3378 or http://tickets.uwsp.edu.
The festival is sponsored by the UW-Stevens Point Department of Music.
Israeli-born Cohen has won fans across the world with
her expressive virtuosity and stage presence. She has topped critics’ and
reader polls in DownBeat magazine, headlined at international jazz festivals
and recorded numerous albums. She also has performed at prestigious U.S. venues
such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and the Kennedy Center, and across the
“The lyric beauty of her tone, easy fluidity of her
technique and extroverted manner of her delivery make this music accessible to
all,” said the Chicago Tribune.