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Detroit Lakes Middle School presents band concert Thursday

The Detroit Lakes Middle School Bands will present their first concert of the school year in their Fall Band Concert on Thursday, Nov. 12. The sixth, seventh and eighth grade bands will perform.

The groups will be performing an eclectic variety of music. Included will be marches -- both traditional and concert -- overture, slow tunes, popular, and rock selections, movie soundtracks and original programmatic band compositions.

The sixth grade band selections include "Starship," "Perseus and the Sea Monster," "New World Symphony" and "Knock Before You Rock!"

Seventh grade band pieces include a march from "Hogan's Heroes," "Last Ride of The Pony Express," "Remember," "25 or 6 to 4" and "Torrents of Fire."

Rounding out the performance is the eighth grade band. Pieces include "Our Heritage March," "Night Ride Through Metropolis," "Old Irish Tune," followed by the Jazz/Swing era classic "In The Mood." "Lord of the Rings" will close the performance, this one being from the first movie in the series.

The performance will be given in the George Simson Middle School Auditorium and will begin at 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend. There is no admission charge.