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Article posted: 10/21/2013 8:30 AM

ECC Concert Band to perform in concert

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The Elgin Community College Concert Band will perform "Something Old, Something New," under the direction of Jim Kull, Wednesday, Oct. 23, in the ECC Arts Center. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. in the arts center's Blizzard Theatre, in Building H, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.

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The band will celebrate the classic repertoire of wind bands and some of the new pieces destined to become classics in their own right. Both of the "Suites for Band," written by British composer Gustav Holst, will be featured, along with music by Percy Grainger.

The newer composers represent some of the finest composing for wind band today, with music by John Mackey, Steven Bryant and Frank Ticheli.

Tickets are $9 for adults and $7 for students and seniors. Tickets for all performances in the ECC Arts Center are available online at tickets.elgin.edu or at the ECC box office located in the arts center. Box office hours are noon to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and noon to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

To purchase tickets by phone, call (847) 622-0300. All major credit cards are accepted.

Visit elgin.edu/arts for more information about the ECC Arts Center, including video clips of upcoming artists and events.

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