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Local students tour Japan with university band

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 2:00 a.m. CDT

Gail Anderson and Marie Brzezinski of Sycamore and Ashley Almquist of Hampshire will tour Japan Feb. 21-March 4 with the Augustana Symphonic Band of Augustana University.

The band will perform four concerts while in Japan, and will perform a home concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 15, in Augustana’s Centennial Hall in Rock Island.

While in Japan, the band will perform concerts and participate in exchanges with other bands in Osaka and Tokyo.

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