Leslie W. Hicken will conduct the ensemble in its annual spring concert Friday, April 12, at 8 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium. The concert, which is open to the public, marks the end of Hicken’s 26-year career as director of bands in Furman’s Department of Music. Tickets for the Sound Quality Concert Series event are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors 60 and older, and $5 for students. For more information about the event, contact the Furman Band Office at 864-294-3069, and FurmanMusic@furman.edu. Or contact the News and Media Relations office at 864-294-3107.