Huntington University to host annual band invitational

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2010-09-21
Huntington, Ind. — Huntington University will host the 8th Annual Band Invitational at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

The Huntington University Wind Ensemble will join the Huntington Erie Band to perform a variety of band music, including arrangements by John Philip Sousa, an American composer and conductor who was known mostly for his American military and patriotic marches. The Huntington University Wind Ensemble is directed by Dr. Robert Lynn director, and the Huntington Erie Band is directed by Thane Campbell.

This concert is free and open to the public.
 
 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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