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April 14-15: University Concert Band Performances

Concerts are in Halling Recital Hall.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Department of Music News Release, 3-26-2018

MANKATO, Minn. – Minnesota State University, Mankato's Department of Music proudly presents the Minnesota State Mankato Concert Wind Ensemble in a special concert titled "Magical Music!" on Saturday, April 14 at 10 a.m. and Sunday, April 15 at 3 p.m. in the Elias J. Halling Recital Hall of the Earley Center for Performing Arts, 320 Maywood Ave.

The concerts will be conducted by Michael Thursby, Will Frame and Brady Krusemark.

The April 14 performance will be a free concert for children and community members. In addition to the concert, the event will serve as an opportunity for the community to connect with Department of Music musicians. Complimentary face painting, games, cookies and a beverage will be available.

The April 15 performance will have an admission charge -- similar to the Department of Music's many other Performance Series events.

This concert will take its audience members on a journey through many musical movie favorites and will be perfect for all ages. The concert begins with a medley of some of the most famous Disney selections, followed by more recent melodies from Moana and Frozen. Then we travel into the magical world of Fantasia before closing with the themes of Harry Potter.

Concert admission for the Sunday, April 15 concert is $9 for community members and $7 for K-12 students and Minnesota State Mankato students with a valid MavCARD. Discount tickets are available online for University students. Advance purchase is encouraged. Those who wish to purchase tickets online should go to For more information, call the Performance Series office, (507) 389-5549.

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