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Young’s work with Salem Band is highlighted

Eileen Young (left) conducts the Salem Band.

Eileen Young (left) conducts the Salem Band.

The Winston-Salem Journal recently highlighted the work of Eileen Young with the Salem Band. Young is an instructor of clarinet, saxophone and woodwind ensembles in the department of music.

The Journal said: “An old band is flourishing under new leadership. The Salem Band, which was founded in 1771, has been growing steadily since Eileen M. Young took over as the group’s music director and conductor in 2011.”

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The band holds concerts on select Tuesdays in Salem Square in Old Salem, starting at 7:30 p.m. The next concert, titled “Movies and Musicals,” will be June 18. Admission is free, and the audience can bring lawn chairs, blankets and refreshments. Find out more on the band’s website »

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