University Symphonic Band opens season with new works

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University Symphonic Band concert Oct. 21

KALAMAZOO—The University Symphonic Band will open its 2012–13 season at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, in Western Michigan University’s Miller Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

Conducted by Robert Spradling, the program will include new symphonic band works by Michael Gandolfi, Ryan George and WMU Assistant Professor Christopher Biggs, as well as repertoire standards by Percy Grainger and Vaclav Nelhybel.

For more information about the concert, call (269) 387-4704 or (269) 387-4678, or visit