Performance Music at Scranton Hosts Second Annual Gene Yevich Memorial Jazz Concert
Trumpeters Mark Gould and Joseph Boga, pianist Ted Rosenthal, bass player Matt Rybicki and drummer Carmen Intorre performed at the second annual Gene Yevich Memorial Jazz Concert held recently at The University of Scranton’s Houlihan-McLean Center. The concert, sponsored by former Scranton Mayor David Wenzel and his wife, Janet, honors the late Gene Yevich, a popular and talented local musician whose more than 30 years with the Scranton Fire Department includes serving as Fire Chief during Wenzel’s administration. At the concert are, seated from left: Cheryl Yevich Boga, director of performance music at Scranton; Joseph Boga; former Scranton Mayor David Wenzel; Julie Yevich; and Janet Wenzel. Standing are, from left: Alison Boga; Wayne Boga; Magdalyn Boga; Mark Gould; Carmen Intorre; Matthew Rybicki; Ted Rosenthal; Chris Yevich; Mike Yevich; and Harold Baillie, Ph.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs at The University of Scranton.