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UT Tyler Students to Perform with U.S. Navy Concert Band Feb. 27

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January 24, 2019

Media Contact: Beverley Golden
Senior Director of Media Relations
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler

The University of Texas at Tyler announced today that 10 of its students will join the United States Navy Concert Band in a performance at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center.

The concert will be part of the U.S. Navy ensemble's 2019 national tour and will be presented by the UT Tyler School of Performing Arts. Complimentary general admission tickets are available at uttyler.edu/music.

"This will be a great event not only for the University but also for the city of Tyler,'' said Dr. Jeff Emge, UT Tyler professor of music. "Tyler enjoys and supports music, and the U.S.Navy Band is one of the top concert bands in the nation.''

The 56-member band presents a wide array of marches, patriotic selections, orchestral transcriptions and modern wind ensemble repertoire. UT Tyler music students will join the band in performing John Philip Sousa's "Washington Post.''

The premier wind ensemble of the U.S. Navy, the band has performed public concerts and participated in high-profile national and international events for more than 85 years.

For more information, contact the School of Performing Arts at 903.566.7450 or email jemge@uttyler.edu.

A member of the prestigious UT System, The University of Texas at Tyler focuses on student success and innovative research in the more than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs offered. With more than 10,000 students, UT Tyler has facilities in Tyler, Longview, Palestine and Houston.

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