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Rhythm & Dance
Rhythm & Dance Butler University's Wind Ensemble and Department of Dance Collaborate on Rare World-Premiere by Well-Known Artists Words by Dr. Nicholas Johnson. Adapted from Classical Music Indy’s NOTE Magazine. One of the city’s major artistic events of 2020 is coming this spring, when the Butler University Wind Ensemble and the Butler University Department of Dance perform a new commission by Hollywood composer Michael Abels, with choreography by internationally-acclaimed choreographer Patrick de Bana. The event celebrates the 100-year anniversary of Butler bands. Michael Colburn, director of the Butler University Wind Ensemble, selected Abels for the commission. Colburn, formerly of “The