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Former Director of Bands Hicken to conduct, alum to premiere new music

Les Hicken, former director of bands at Furman University.

Last updated April 29, 2024

By Tina Underwood

Former Furman University Director of Bands Les Hicken will lead the Greenville Symphony Sunday, May 5, at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Peace Center’s Gunter Theatre. The concert, “With the Wind,” spotlights wind instruments and features the works of Igor Stravinsky, Richard Strauss, Kurt Weill and a world premiere composition by Furman alumnus and clarinetist Erik Franklin ’11. Journalist Paul Hyde gives a preview of the event in Greenville Journal. Learn more about Erik Franklin in a Furman News story.

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