Aggie Bands Take to the Stage

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Three Texas A&M University bands performed their annual concert Friday evening.

A&M United Methodist Church hosted the concert. The bands included the Concert Band, the Symphonic Band the the Wind Symphony.

The music of Sousa, Makris, Ticheli, Grantham, Arnol, Offenback, Grainger and others were on the program.

The bands are each becoming nationally recognized university bands. The Wind Symphony recently performed at the 2007 Texas Music Educators Association, an honor only bestowed on three collegiate ensembles per year, according to Travis Almany, the Associate Director of Bands.

The Wind Symphony is also set to perform in Carnegie Hall on February 22.