• Southern Illinois Symphony Presents: Youth Wind Band from Bavaria

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    Name: Southern Illinois Symphony Presents: Youth Wind Band from Bavaria
    Date: August 21, 2019
    Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM CDT
    Event Description:

    The Southern Illinois Symphony (SISO), along with the Carbondale Community High
    School (CCHS) and the Carterville High School (CHS) Band programs and their
    directors, Edward Benyas, Greg Townsend and Andrew Nash, present a concert by the
    Bavarian Youth Band, Jungendblasorchester Bibertal (JBO) on Wednesday, August 21 at
    7:30 pm at Shryock Auditorium on the SIU Carbondale campus. Admission is free.

    The appearance of these 50 European musicians, ages 14 to 30, is part of JBO’s 12-day
    tour through Illinois, Michigan, and Ohio, and is in collaboration with the Blue Lake Fine
    Arts Camp International Exchange Program. The tour helps promote socio-cultural
    exchange and fosters new contacts between the youth of both countries. The wind band,
    under the direction of Hermann Taubenheim, will perform selections from several
    popular films, including The Greatest Showman, Fantastic
    Shryock Auditorium
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019
    7:30 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Edward Benyas
    Admission is free.
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