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A-State Symphonic Winds presents first ever solo concert

Travis Clayton
Arkansas State University

On Thursday night, October 6, in Riceland Hall of the Fowler Center on the A-State campus in Jonesboro, the A-State Symphonic Winds will give a concert. Arkansas Roots' Marty Scarbrough spoke to Dr. Sarah Labovits to get a preview of the show.

Labovits is the chair of the A-State Music Department and conducts the Symphonic Winds. The concert is open to the public.

Marty Scarbrough has worked at KASU since 1992, and he serves as program director, overseeing the station’s content. Marty is a graduate of Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky, and he has produced and hosted programs of classical music, jazz, bluegrass, and blues music. He also oversees KASU’s Bluegrass Monday concert series. When not at work, Marty loves spending time with his wife and his three sons, and he enjoys attending concerts of many different styles of music.
A Northeast Arkansas native from Wynne, I’ve been involved with radio for about 15 years. I got my Bachelor of Arts degree from Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, where I also served as an award-winning News Director for 2 years at KSWH-LP.