HU’s symphonic and jazz bands plan free performance April 30

The Huntington University Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble will present a free concert on April 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts on campus.

The symphonic band, under the direction of Dr. Robert Lynn, will perform pieces that will include their feature piece, "Othello" by Alfred Reed (an exciting romantic work based on the Shakespeare play); a known piece, "Raiders March" by John Williams (the main theme from the Indiana Jones movies); and an old classic/standard/warhorse "English Folk Song Suite" by Ralph Vaughan Williams.

Members of the Jazz Ensemble include Huntington University students, Gage Waltz, saxophone; Johanna Caron, flute; Aaron Carlson, percussion; Connor Maggart, bass; Lee Waltz, guitar; and Aaron Tremain, auxiliary percussion; and is directed by Eric Clancy, of Fort Wayne.