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BYU Symphonic Band to present “Made in America” Feb. 26

The Symphonic Band at Brigham Young University, conducted by Kirt Saville, will be present “Made in America” Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.

Tickets are $6 and can be purchased through the Fine Arts Ticket Office (801) 422-4322, or online at BYUArts.com/tickets.

The Symphonic Band features approximately 85 student musicians performing full concert band instrumentations. “Made in America” is a collection of music captures the spirit, culture and soul of America.

The program will begin with “Reawakened” by BYU music media major Richard Williams, “Havendance” by David Holsinger and “Amazing Grace” by Frank Ticheli. The band will then play “Rollo Takes a Walk” by David Maslanka, “Sheltering Sky” by David Mackey and the gallop from “First Suite for Band” by Alfred Reed. The performance will conclude with “Southern Harmony” by Donald Grantham and “Stars and Stripes Forever” by John Philip Sousa.

For more information, contact Kirt Saville at (801) 422-7423, kirt_saville@byu.edu.

Writer: Preston Wittwer

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