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Music alum to open concert season

UWindsor alumnus Greg Samek (BMus 2006) will open the School of Music’s fall concert season with a marimba performance on Friday, September 14, at Mackenzie Hall.

Samek is an alumnus of the Detroit Civic Orchestra and the National Youth Orchestra of Canada; he is currently a member of the Scrap Arts Music ensemble, which performed for the closing ceremonies of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.

His concert will highlight the instrument’s ranges of style and expression in preparation for two of the largest marimba competitions in Europe. It begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 with a student rate of $5, available for purchase at the door, by phone at 519-253-3000, ext. 4212, or online at www.uwindsor.ca/music. Mackenzie Hall is located at 3277 Sandwich Street.

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