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Symphony Band: U-M Music School.:
Michael Haithcock directs this music student ensemble in 20th-century American composer William Schuman’s Chester Overture, Stravinsky’s Symphonies of Wind Instruments, a new symphony band arrangement of Argentinian tango master Astor Piazzola’s sinfonia Buenos Aires, and contemporary American composer Steven Bryant’s Concerto for Alto Saxophone–an ensemble tour-de-force that mixes styles, including jazz improvisation–featuring soloist Brain Kachur, a U-M concerto competition winner. 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Free. 764–2538., . . . . . .