Loras College Jazz Ensemble Performs “Thank You for the Music”

Despite the challenges of performing during a pandemic, the Loras College Jazz Ensemble has assembled to record “Thank You for the Music.” Kyran Brinkman (’23) is the vocal soloist, Jacob Till (’22) is on the piano and they are joined by the rest of the ensemble.

“Going virtual has its challenges, but we are trying to find ways to ‘perform’ while staying distanced, wearing masks and cleaning up afterward,” Glenn Pohland, D.M.A., associate professor of music, said. “Thankfully, the students seem to be on board with all of the changes and are still managing to make some great music.”

Click the link below to hear the ensemble’s rendition of “Thank You for the Music.”

About Loras College
Founded in 1839, Loras College leverages its historic roots as Iowa’s first college, the second oldest Catholic college west of the Mississippi River and one of the nation’s 10 diocesan colleges to deliver challenging, life-changing experiences as part of its residential, Catholic setting. In 2019, Loras was the second-highest ranked Catholic college in the state of Iowa according to College Consensus, the 16th Best Regional College in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report and one of America’s Top 200 Most Loved Colleges/Universities by Forbes Magazine for the third consecutive year. Loras students ranked No. 2 in the world as part of the global Peeptrade Investment Challenge while a second group ranked No. 4. For the 10th consecutive year, Loras Media Studies student-led television station (LCTV) was named the TV Station of the Year by the Iowa College Media Association (ICMA).