Department of Music to host Grand Concert

FOR RELEASE
2007-02-22
Huntington, Ind.—A Grand Concert will be performed in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts on the campus of Huntington University at 2 p.m. on March 4.

The concert will feature the Air National Guard Band of the Great Lakes, 555th Air Force Band and the musicians from the Huntington University Band Clinic.

The concert is open to the public, and admission is free; however, tickets are required. Contact the Merillat Centre for the Arts Box Office at (260) 359-4261 for free tickets.

The concert is a finale to the two-day Band Clinic to be held March 3-4. The Band Clinic is open to instrumentalists from grades 8 to 12, college and the community who desire an opportunity to perform challenging band music, to work with guest conductors and to experience Huntington University.

The guest conductor for the Band Clinic is Staff Sgt. Haley Armstrong, the deputy commander of the 555th Air Force Band and a master’s degree candidate in instrumental conducting at Indiana University.

To register for the Band Clinic, visit the Web site www.huntington.edu/music/bandclinic, print out the registration form and return it with the $20 registration fee to Huntington University Band Clinic, 2303 College Ave., Huntington, IN 46750. Participants also may stop in the university’s music office and register or call (260) 359-4262 for more information. The registration deadline is March 1, but participants will be accepted at the door.
 
 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. 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