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Florida Gulf Coast University
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Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

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FGCU Bower School of Music Presents Wind Orchestra Concert
1/29/2010

FORT MYERS, FL - Florida Gulf Coast University Bower School of Music's Wind Orchestra performs a concert conducted by associate professor and head of Instrumental Music Rod Chesnutt, with guest conductor Jean-Philippe Allard, 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 11 in the Student Union ballroom. The concert is free and open to the public.

Allard is conductor of the Wind Orchestra at the Conservatoire de Musique in Aulnay, France, where he also serves as the assistant director of the Conservatoire.

The performance also features guest faculty artist William Larsen. In addition to his position as adjunct instructor of flute at FGCU, he serves as the principal flautist with the Southwest Florida Symphony. The FGCU Wind Orchestra performs works by contemporary composers Morricone, de Meij, Giroux, Plog, Camphouse and Wilson.

For more information, media representatives should contact Chesnutt at (239) 590-7188.


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