Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble to perform free concert

FOR RELEASE
2013-04-17
HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Join the Huntington University Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble for a free concert at 7:30 p.m. April 30 in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts on campus.

The symphonic band, under the direction of Dr. Robert Lynn, will perform pieces that will include their feature piece, “Othello” by Alfred Reed (an exciting romantic work based on the Shakespeare play); a known piece, “Raiders March” by John Williams (this is the main theme from the Indiana Jones movies); and an old classic/standard/warhorse “English Folk Song Suite” by Ralph Vaughan Williams (who is well-known among band people).

Members of the Jazz Ensemble include Huntington University students, Gage Waltz, saxophone; Johanna Caron, flute; Aaron Carlson, percussion; Connor Maggart, bass; Lee Waltz, guitar; Aaron Tremain, aux. percussion; and directed by Eric Clancy of Fort Wayne.
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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