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AU’s Concert Band ventures to Chicago

Josh Payne stands in front of sky-reaching towers in Chicago.

By Amanda Eakin and Rob Woodward

April 28, 2011

Back in early April, Ashland's Concert Band took 60 students to tour in Chicago in hopes of impressing its audiences as well as attracting attention from possible recruits. "The concerts were quite successful," Leonard Salvo, AU's band director said. "We performed for a wide variety of audiences." Be...

Band lacks practice room in new Athletic Complex

By Lindsay Cameron

November 4, 2010

The AU marching band is unable to have music rehearsals in its band room in the Dwight Schar Athletic Complex. When the original plans for the marching band's indoor practice room in the new athletic complex changed, the director of bands, Leonard Salvo, was never notified, he said. Vice President of D...