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Wind Ensemble concert set for March 2

The Bemidji State University Wind Ensemble, a select wind band, and Symphonic Band will hold their spring concert on March 2.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Theatre of Bemidji State’s Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. Admission is $5 for adults; $3 for senior citizens; and free for all students, including BSU students showing a valid ID.

The ensemble’s repertoire includes many of the exciting contemporary wind band pieces as well as 20th Century concert band classics.

The Wind Ensemble is open to all BSU students and rehearses three days per week. In addition to regularly programmed campus concerts, the Wind Ensemble hosts the Northern Minnesota Honor Band, an annual band festival for many of the top high school musicians Minnesota.

The ensemble takes an annual band tour with its concerts performed at many of the major high school music programs in the area. Recent tours include performances in Winnipeg and Minneapolis.

Bemidji State’s Symphonic Band is a group comprised of students from across campus as well as members of the community.

For more information, please contact Dr. Erika Svanoe, assistant professor of music, (218) 755-3365,

About Bemidji State University Bemidji State University, located in northern Minnesota’s lake district, occupies a wooded campus along the shore of Lake Bemidji. Enrolling more than 5,000 students, the University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs encompassing arts, sciences and select professional programs. The University is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and has a faculty and staff of more than 550. University signature themes include environmental stewardship, civic engagement and global and multi-cultural understanding. For further information about the University, visit Become a fan of Bemidji State University on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.