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Concordia College Band tour includes Hudson concert

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The nationally recognized Concordia Band from Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn., announces its annual domestic tour Feb. 2-9. They will perform at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, at Hudson High School, 1501 Vine St., Hudson.

The concert is open to the public, with a freewill offering being accepted. For more information,

email, or The concert is sponsored by the music departments of Hudson High School and River Falls High School.

The Concordia Band tours regionally in the United States each winter and internationally every four years. The 2014 tour includes performances in Roseville and Eden Prairie, Minn.; Hudson, Lodi and Stevens Point, Wis.

The band is a select group of 72 outstanding student musicians, each of whom studies privately with members of Concordia’s acclaimed music faculty. Membership represents a broad range of majors and disciplines from the campus. The ensemble has performed at state and national conventions for the Minnesota Music Educators Association, MENC: The National Association for Music Education, and the College Band Directors National Association.

Dr. Peter J. Haberman became the ninth conductor of The Concordia Band in 2012.  Prior to his appointment at Concordia, Haberman held a similar position as director of bands at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire where he conducted the Wind Symphony, taught courses in conducting and repertoire, supervised student teachers, and was music director of the Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony.