Free Auburn band concert tonight

The Auburn University Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will perform in concert tonight.

The free event will begin at 7:30 p.m. CDT in the Opelika Performing Arts Center, 1700 Lafayette Parkway in Opelika, Ala.

The concert will feature staples of the wind band idiom and provided the listeners with a look into the history of the medium.

The Symphonic Band, a select group of 75 musicians, is the premier performing student organization in the Auburn University Band program.