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Symphonic Band & Campus Band Concerts: EMU Music Department.:
EMU music professor J. Nick Smith conducts the music student Symphonic Band in a program of 20th-century works, including Reed’s Hounds of Spring, Dade’s New York from a Distance, Lo Presti’s Elegy for a Young American, and Sousa’s “New York Hippodrome March.” Also, EMU graduate conductors Nathan Heed and Johnathon Bower direct the Campus Band, an ensemble of nonmusic majors, in a program of 20th-century works, including Ticheli’s Simple Gifts, Grundman’s Kentucky 1800, Gorb’s A Little Tango Music, and La Plante’s Prairie Songs. EMU Pease Auditorium, 494 College Pl., Ypsilanti. Free. Mask encouraged. 487-4143., . . . . . .