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Mercer Wind Ensemble to Give Free Concert

November 10, 2006

(478) 301-2933

MACON – The Mercer Wind Ensemble of Mercer University’s Townsend School of Music will give a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at Mount de Sales Academy’s Zuver Performing Arts Center, 851 Orange Street, Macon. Mercer music professor Douglas Hill will be conducting.  

Featuring works by Philip Rothman, Percy Grainger, Timothy Mahr and others, the concert will include Old English tunes, choral works from Russian literature, and John Philip Sousa’s The Corcoran Cadets March. The School of Music’s new percussion professor, Dr. Marcus Reddick, will perform the Darius Milhaud Concerto for Percussion 

A special guest at the concert will be Kenneth Froelich of California State University-Fresno, who is the composer of Separation Anxiety, which will be performed. 

The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Patty Crocker at 478-301-2748 or