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EIU Veteran's Concert

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Thursday, November 08, 2012by millie.lange

The Eastern Illinois University Wind Symphony will perform its annual Call to Duty concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, November 8, in the Dvorak Concert Hall. The ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Alicia Neal, will perform compositions by Frank Ticheli, David Gillingham, Charles Ives, and others. This concert takes place every year as a tribute to those who have served or are currently serving our country in the military. This year’s concert will feature a special guest ensemble, The Five Star Brass of the 144th Army Band, Illinois Army National Guard.

Tickets are $12 general/$10 EIU employees and seniors (65+)/ $5 students. All active duty or veterans will receive a complimentary ticket to this performance when they come in uniform or bring a portion of their uniform to the Box Office. Tickets may be purchased online at or at the Box Office. For more information please call 217-581-3110.  The Doudna Box Office is open Tuesday through Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and one hour prior to the scheduled performance.

This event is sponsored by the Eastern Illinois University Department of Music.