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March 13, 2012
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Huntingdon College
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Huntingdon's Herrick and ASU music faculty perform in concert

Montgomery, Ala.—Huntingdon College Department of Music professor Dennis Herrick will team with musicians from Alabama State University's Department of Music for Huntingdon's Elizabeth Belcher Cheek Concert Series, "Trumpet, et al," Thursday, March 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall, on the Huntingdon campus. ASU faculty musicians will include Carly Johnson, Bryan Reeves, Doug Bristol, Brenda Luchsinger, and Martin Comacho, as well as tuba player Scott Robertson.  The concert is free and open to the public.

Herrick, a professor of music and member of the Huntingdon faculty since 1988, performs as principal trumpet with the Montgomery Symphony; first trumpet and founder of Capital City Brassworks; and first trumpet for Magnolia Brass; and has performed with Capitol Sounds Concert Band.  He studied at Eastman School of Music and North Texas State University.

The Cheek Concert Series is endowed by Mr. Ben F. Cheek III and his family in memory of his first wife, a Huntingdon alumna.

Huntingdon College, grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of the United Methodist Church, is committed to nurturing growth in faith, wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world. The Huntingdon Department of Music offers a degree in music with P–12 teacher certification or a concentration in worship leadership available.  The department offers a number of performing ensembles for students, including the Marching Scarlet and Grey, Concert Choir, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Huntingdon Harmony (show choir), Percussion Ensemble, and B Natural barbershop ensemble. 

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