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University Concert Band opens 2000-01 season

Oct. 17, 2000

KALAMAZOO -- The 80-member University Concert Band from Western Michigan University's School of Music will open its 2000­01 concert season on Tuesday evening, Oct. 24. The concert begins at 8 p.m. in Miller Auditorium. Admission is free.

Conductor John Lychner has programmed works by noted wind band composers Frank Ticheli, John Philip Sousa, Percy Aldridge Grainger, and Gustav Holst. The concert will close with an arrangement of Leonard Bernstein's well known symphonic work, the Overture to "Candide."

Leslie Rich, a graduate student from Kansas, will conduct the ensemble in Ticheli's Shenandoah.

Media contact: Kevin West; 616 387-4678; kevin.west@wmich.edu

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