Symphonic Band to host free concert

FOR RELEASE
2012-04-19
HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Join the Huntington University Symphonic Band for a free concert at 7:30 p.m. May 3 in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

The Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Robert Lynn, will perform pieces such as a Suite from “Star Wars,” which include all of the famous themes from the entire Star Wars Saga; Suite from “Oklahoma;” and “Vesuvius” composed Frank Ticheli in 1999. This piece, with power and energy, is based on Mt. Vesuvius, the volcano that destroyed Pompeii in A.D. 79.

For more information, contact the Huntington University Music Department at 260-359-4262.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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Ashley C. Smith
Associate Director for Media Relations
260.359.4171
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
260.359.4284