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Lifestyles

Wind ensemble concert on March 5

OGLESBY — Illinois Valley Community College’s Wind Ensemble will offer a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in the Dr. Mary Margaret Weeg Cultural Centre.

The performance will include the music of Frank Ticheli, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Brian Balmages, Johannes Hanssen, Percy Grainger, Johannes Brahms and Andrew Lloyd Webber. Selections include “English Folk Song Suite,” “Children’s March,” “Valdres” and “Phantom of the Opera,” among other selections.

Under the direction of conductor Phil Whaley, the ensemble includes IVCC students, local and regional music educators and community members dedicated to the promotion of quality wind and percussion music.

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