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Music Department Concert Feb. 28

The New Mexico Highlands University Music Department presents “Montage,” a collection of bands playing a wide variety of music, Feb. 28, 7 p.m., at Ilfeld Auditorium, 900 University Ave.Organizers said rock bands will highlight the concert but there will also be classical, jazz and world music. The first half of the show will feature classical performers like Eliza Woodyard, singing excerpts from Verdi’s works, and the “Trillium Brass Trio” from El Dorado performing Handel and Poulenc.The second half of the show will feature Steve Richards and the Sewer Cats from Albuquerque playing rock. Roland Salas and his band will play favorites from classic rock. Michael Maldonado’s heavy metal group from Pecos offers up a musical alternative.Music Department staff said special surprise groups will appear and perform at the concert.Ticket prices are $8 general admission; $5 seniors and Highlands’ faculty; students with current ID are free.