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Local students tour Japan with university band

Published: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 5:30 a.m. CST

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

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

While in Japan, the band performed concerts and participated in exchanges with other bands in Osaka and Tokyo.

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