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“Overtures for a New Era”: Ann Arbor Concert Band.:

David Leach conducts this 75-member band in a program featuring Joseph Willcox Jenkins’ American Overture for Band, Gershwin’s dynamic Cuban Overture, Philip Sparke’s Overture for a Great City, Vincent Persichetti’s Symphony No. 6 for Band, and a new arrangement by the band’s principal euphonium player Todd Nichols of the finale of Stravinsky’s Symphony in E-Flat. Also, the band honors veterans with David Gillingham’s Crest of Honor and the Armed Forces Salute. 2 p.m., Michigan Theater. Tickets $10 (kids under age 14, free) in advance at michigantheater.org/events & at the door. aaband.org, 4787415.

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