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Tribute to Rosa Parks featured in Sunday Concert

Feb. 13, 2006

KALAMAZOO--The Western Michigan University Symphonic Band will feature the Mark Camphouse composition, "A Movement for Rosa," in celebration of Rosa Parks' life and courage as part of its Miller Auditorium performance beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19. Admission is free.

Sunday's program also includes Gustav Holst's "Hammersmith," Aaron Copland's "Danzon Cubano," Camille Saint-Saens' "March Militaire Francaise," and John Philip Sousa's "Hands Across the Sea."

The University Symphonic Band is conducted by Dr. Robert Spradling, WMU professor of music and director of bands.

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

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