HU Symphonic Band to present free Christmas concert

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2012-11-20
HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Join the Huntington University Symphonic Band for a free Christmas Pops concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at 7:30 in Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

The band, under the direction of Dr. Robert Lynn, will present a concert including arrangements of many familiar Christmas songs, both secular and sacred. The band will also perform several classical pieces, including “The Nutcracker” by Tchaikovsky. A highlight of the program will be music from two Christmas films, “Polar Express” and “The Nightmare Before Christmas.”
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 a “Best Midwestern College.” 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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