Free Saxophone Chamber Night to Take Place at University Parkway Center Nov. 11
November 08, 2016
Date: Friday, Nov. 11
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: University Parkway Center (UPC), BYU
The BYU School of Music presents a Saxophone Chamber Night on Friday, Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the University Parkway Center. The event is free and the public is welcome to attend.
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