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Members of the University of Minnesota Marching Band perform Saturday in the Willmar Senior High Gymnasium. The band, comprised of more than 300 musicians, performed two concerts during the event, now in its 52nd year. Some 4,000 people were estimated to have attended the shows. Submitted photo by Dennis Benson

Big night for U band, music programs


WILLMAR — It was a packed house for both performances Saturday of the University of Minnesota Marching Band at the Willmar Senior High School.

According to a post on the band’s Facebook page, more than 4,000 attended the two performances, and more than five hours of music was presented.

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