University bands highlight music from around the world

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Photo of trombonists.

Both the University Symphonic and Concert Bands will perform Nov. 24

KALAMAZOO—The Western Michigan University Symphonic and Concert Bands will join forces for a concert of "World Journeys" at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at Miller Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

"World Journeys" features music from across the globe. The University Symphonic Band, conducted by Scott Boerma, director of bands, and the University Concert Band, conducted by John A. Lychner, professor of music education and band, will perform a variety of musical styles. From the opening "American Overture" to works representative of Canada, England, Russia, Germany, Italy, India and Mexico, they will conclude with a final, fiery Cuban Danzón.