WMU News

Concert Band gives free concert in Miller Auditorium

Feb. 10, 2004

KALAMAZOO--Tuesday, Feb. 17, the University Concert Band offers a free performance beginning at 8:15 p.m. in Miller Auditorium at Western Michigan University.

A varied concert opens with the well-known "Russlan and Ludmilla Overture" by Russian composer Michael Glinka. The program will also include Antonio Lotti's "Grant Us Thy Mercy" and John Philip Sousa's "King Cotton." Graduate assistant Matthew Lefebvre will conduct three movements from Gordon Jacob's "Music for a Festival." Claude Smith's "Festival Variations" will bring the program to a rousing finish.

Media contact: Kevin West, 269 387-4678, kevin.west@wmich.edu


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