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Spectrum Concert is Jan. 31 at Coastal Carolina University

January 23, 2009

Coastal Carolina University's bands and chamber ensembles will present the Spectrum 2 Concert on Saturday, Jan. 31 at 8 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public, but tickets are required.

The concert will include performances from the University's World Percussion Ensemble, Guitar Ensemble, Flute Choir, Jazz After Hours, Big Band, Bass Ensemble and Symphonic Band. Each band and ensemble will perform music of different styles, genres and backgrounds with no breaks or pauses between sections and groups.

The Guitar Ensemble, directed by Daniel Hull, a teaching associate in the University's Department of Music, specializes in classical guitar music. The flute choir is directed by Amy Tully, associate professor of music. The Jazz After Hours band, directed by Dan O'Reilly, instructor of music, specializes in American forms of music. The Bass Ensemble is directed by Steve Bailey, associated professor and renowned bass player. The 65-member symphonic band is directed by Jim Tully, assistant professor and director of bands at Coastal Carolina University. The Percussion Ensemble is under the direction of Kurry Seymour, director of percussion studies and the University's assistant band director.

Tickets may be picked up from the Wheelwright Box Office Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, contact the Wheelwright Box Office at 843-349-2502.