Free band concert set for Sunday

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On February 13, 2020

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The Missouri S&T Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony perform at Leach Theatre with the 399th Arm Band. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

Members of the 399th Army Band from Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, will join the Missouri S&T Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony for a free concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, in Leach Theatre.

The concert will feature performances by the Missouri S&T Symphonic Band, directed by Dr. David Samson, assistant professor of music, and the University Wind Symphony joined by members of the 399th Army Band, directed by Samson and Warrant Officer Michael J. Becker.

The arts, languages and philosophy department will also partner with Missouri S&T’s international affairs office for this concert to increase global awareness on campus and in the community. The ensembles will perform music representing Japanese, Greek, Irish, Arabic, Spanish, Alaskan Native, Swahili and Native American cultures.

For more information about the concert or Missouri S&T’s performing arts programs, call the performing arts office at 341-4185.

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