Symphonic Band to host free concert

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.