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WKU Symphonic Band to Perform at the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts

Nov 19, 2012 | 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM | Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, 2000 College Drive, Madisonville, KY
Madisonville Community College and the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts are pleased to announce that the Western Kentucky University Symphonic Band, under the baton of Dr. Gary Schallert, will present a free concert at the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts on Monday, November 19, 2012, beginning at 7:00 p.m. The program will feature works for band by Alfred Reed, Frank Ticheli, Percy Grainger, John Philip Sousa and other prominent composers. WKU Senior clarinetist, Josh Smith, will be featured on the first movement of the Clarinet Concerto #1 by Ludwig Spohr.

The Western Kentucky University Symphonic Band is an 80-piece ensemble comprised of woodwinds, brass and percussion and it noted for its rich sonorities. The Symphonic Band is the top instrumental ensemble at WKU during the fall semester. Performance repertoire includes wide variety of music written or arranged for band spanning 16th-21st centuries.

For more information, please contact the WKU Band Office at (270) 745-5282 or

The Glema Mahr Center for the Arts is located on the campus of Madisonville Community College (2000 College Drive, Madisonville, Kentucky).