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AU Wind Ensemble Honors American Music

WHO: American University Wind Ensemble, directed by Anna Binneweg

3 p.m. Sunday, November 9

WHERE: Abramson Family Recital Hall, Katzen Arts Center, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016

TICKETS: $15 general public, $10 AU community, $5 students

MEDIA: Media interested in attending the event, contact Maggie Barrett, AU Media 
            Relations, at 202-885-5952 or

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American University Wind Ensemble will perform its fall concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, November 9, in the Abramson Family Recital Hall of the Katzen Arts Center on the university’s main campus.

The concert will feature a selection of works from the twentieth century, including Jack Stamp’s Gavorkna Fanfare, Malcom Arnold’s Four Scottish Dances, and Ralph Vaughn Williams’s Rhosymedre. The concert will conclude with a performance of Dmitri Shostakovich’s Galop.

American University’s wind ensemble presents traditional and contemporary music for winds, brass, and percussion, and is directed by Anna Binneweg.

Katzen Arts Center
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016
The landmark 130,000-square foot curved complex opened in summer 2005. The Katzen includes a 30,000-square-foot three story art museum and sculpture garden; a sky-lit entrance rotunda; three performance venues; an electronics studio; numerous practice rooms; a 215-seat concert hall; new rehearsal and recital halls; classrooms; and an underground garage with 550 parking spaces.
Metro: Tenleytown-AU stop (Red Line), take the AU shuttle from the station to main campus
Parking:  Garage parking available in the Katzen at the Glover Gate entrance on Massachusetts Avenue.

Tickets for events at both the Katzen Arts Center and the Harold and Sylvia Greenberg Theatre are available on the Web or by calling 202-885-ARTS (2787).  Performance schedules are subject to change.

American University is a leader in global education, enrolling a diverse student body from throughout the United States and nearly 140 countries. Located in Washington, D.C., the university provides opportunities for academic excellence, public service, and internships in the nation’s capital and around the world.