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Clarke to Host Veterans Day Salute, Nov. 9

posted October 31, 2006

The Clarke University Music Department will host a Veterans Day Salute concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9, in Jansen Music Hall on the Clarke campus. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

The event will include a ceremonial presentation of the colors with the veterans of the Dubuque community. Performances by the Clarke music ensembles will be focused on conveying the wide range of emotions associated with military service. The concert will feature original pieces as well as familiar standards such as “Battle Hymn of the Republic” and the “Armed Forces Salute.”

The concert will feature the Clarke Wind Ensemble, conducted by Instructor of Music David Resnick; the Clarke Collegiate Singers, conducted by Assistant Professor of Music Francis Vogt; and the Clarke Cantabile Singers, conducted by Chair and Assistant Professor of Music LaDonna Manternach, BVM. Veterans and their spouses who attend will be recognized during the concert.

For more information, contact the Clarke University Public Relations Office at (563)588-6318.

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