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University orchestra performs movie favorites

March 12, 2010

KALAMAZOO--The Western Michigan University Symphony Orchestra will present a free "Movie Pops" concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 21, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.

Under the direction of conductors Bruce Uchimura and Brian Mast, the University Symphony Orchestra will perform well-known themes and medleys from the silver screen.

The program features the work of such prominent film composers as Henry Mancini, Marvin Hamlisch, Irving Berlin, and Lerner and Lowe. Also featured will be music from the James Bond franchise, "My Fair Lady," "The Pirates of the Caribbean" and George Gershwin's "An American in Paris." The compositions of John Williams will be featured in a medley of music from "Star Wars," "E.T.," "Jaws" and "Superman."

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Media contact: Kevin West, (269) 387-4681, kevin.west@wmich.edu

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