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STHE MICHIGAN DAILY

OF THREE 'U' BAND UNITS
arching Band Highlights Football Half-Times
each f a is theUniver-
archln~ Band.

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The Michigan Marching Band
kes the spotlight for the first
ight weeks of each fall semester.
nder the direction of Prof. Wil-
am Revelli, the band has estab-
shed a reputation of unusually
ne playing, precision marching
id intricate dance steps, forma-
ons and gridiron productions.
The practice that the band
.embers go through requires
tough steps to equal the distance
a little over once around the
orld. The 170 band members
end about seven hours drilling
n each show and manage to lose
)0 pounds in eight weeks.
Director Since 1935
Prof. Revelli assumed the duties
director of University Bands in
35. The band performs at all
ome football games and also ac-
Dmnpenies the team on out of
wn games.
With the close of the football
iason the University Symphony
and takes over the spotlight.
The Symphony Band requires a
igh degree of musical proficiency,
nce members read and perform
he finest of symphonic literature.
ften the band premiers new
orks for a composer under his
rection.
The spring tour climaxes each
rmphony season. Band members
iceive a real exposure to "being
n the road."
Symphony Band has played in

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THE UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
1960-61

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VISUAL-The Marching Band's stock-in-trade is precision, in both music'and marching. Forma-
tions, worked out beforehand in detail, still require perfectly coordinated movements by the members
themselves, so that even an unconscious turn of the head might harm a display. The Liberty Bell,
above, is one example of things done right.

Carnegie Hall, Philadelphia Aca-
demy of Music, and Symphony
Hall in Boston during recent
years. Students have gained pro-
fessional training and experience
on the concert stage.
The third part of the University
Band lineup is the Wolverine
Band. The Wolverines Band's ac-
tivities center around extra cur-
ricular campus functions such as
basketball games and local pa-
rades. The Band takes over the
marching role of the Marching
Band at the close of the latter's
season,
Primarily for students without
the proficiency to qualify for the
Symphony Band or for those who
cannot devote the time required
for participation in the other
bands, the Wolverine Band is di-
rected by Prof. George R. Caven-
der, assistant director of Univer-
sity Bands.
Training Ground
University Bands, according to
Prof. Revelli, are to encourage
student talent and serve as a val-
uable training ground for future
music educators.
Actual practice in organization,
training and presentation provide
)articipants with experience in
music education, culture and art-
istry.

CHORAL UNION SERIES
H ILDE GU EDEN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thursday, October 6
Viennese soprano, prima donna of the Metropolitan Opera, and star of the 1956 May Festival, returns to perform
in recital.

BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
CHARLES MUNCH, Music Director
VAN CLIBU RN . . . . . . . .
America's sensational young pianis;.

. . Saturday, October 29
. Wednesday, November 2

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BRANKO KRSMANOVICH CHORUS
OF YUGOSLAVIA . . . . . . . . (2:30) Sunday, November 6
BOGDAN BABICH conducts this inleinational prize-winning chorus of eighty voices in its first tour of America.

ARTUR RUBINSTEIN

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November 14

Veteran world-famous pianist returns for his tenth Ann Arbor appearance.

WARSAW PHILHARMONIC . . .
WrroLD ROWICKI, Music Director

. Wednesday, January 18

HENRYK SZERYNG, Violinist . . . . . . . Tuesday, February 14
"Here is a string virtuoso of consummate technique and true musical sensitivity." (Boston Globe.)

. . AND AUDITORY-Some Marching Bands are mainly bands;
some are mainly marchers. Michigan's pride is that it is both, a
living proof that men marching double-time can still produce a
fine, crisp concert.

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AN INVITATION
You are invited to tour the Student Publications Building, home of The Michigan Daily.
During Orientation Week, come to the second floor and ask for a senior editor. He will
show you the offices and printing plant of the organization which can make you a campus
leader. The Michigan Daily also cordially invites you to become a member of the organi-
zation which is a leader in its field. Opportunities for you are available on the business

JUSSI BJOERLING . . . . . . . . . . . . Tuesday, February
The great Swedish tenor. Recitals and opera appearances this season climax a remarkable career.
DALLAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA . . . . . . Friday, March
PAUL KLETZKI, Music Director
TORONTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA . . Wednesday, March
WALTER SUssKND, Music Director
Season Tickets: $18.00-$15.00-$12.00-$10.00
EXTRA CONCERT SERIES
JEROME HINES . . . . . . . . . . . . . Monday, October
American basso of the Metropolitan and La Scala Opera Companies, and Bayreuth Wagner Festival.

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VAN CLIBURN . . . . . .g. .,. .Monday, October31
The Ann Arbor debut of America's most celebrated young pianist.

ROBERT SHAW CHORALE and ORCHESTRA
A favorite event in Ann Arbor's rich w usic.season.

Thursday, Jan.

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ZINO FRANCESCATTI

Tuesday, March 21

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Foremost violinist returns for sixth appearance in Hill Auditorium.
CONCERTGEBOUW ORCHESTRA

of AMSTERDAM . . ..... . ... .*. Sunday, April
EIUGEN JOCHUM, Conductor

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Season Tickets: $9.00$7.00$6.00$5.00
SPECIAL CONCERTS
SOLOISTI DI ZAGREB (Rackham Auditorium) . Monday, Nov. 7

Tickets:

$2.00 and $1.50 -On Sale beginning October 10

MESSIAS (2 concerts in Hill Auditorium) . . . . December 3 and 4
Soloists, Choral Union and Musical Society Orchestra
LESTER McCoy, Conductor
Tickets: $1.00, 75c and 50c-On Sale beginning October 10

BUDAPEST QUARTET (Rackham Auditorium)

. . . . . . . . . . . (2:30) Sunday, March 26

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Tickets: $2.00 and $1.50 -On Sale beginning February 10
CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL

VIENNA OCTET (3 concerts in Rackham Aud.)
Series Tickets: $4.00 and $3.00 Single Concerts:
On Sale Beginning November 10

* . Feb. 17, 18, 19
$2.00 and $1.50

ANN ARRBR MAY FSTIVAL

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