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The United States Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band Performs Free Veterans Day Concert at Bard Fisher Center’s Sosnoff Theater
 

Eleanor Davis
845-758-7512
edavis@bard.edu
11-01-2018
ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.— Enjoy a concert given by the United States Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band at Bard Fisher Center’s Sosnoff Theater on Sunday, November 11 at 2 p.m. Red Hook Mayor Ed Blundell will make opening remarks.
The concert is free; reservations are required. For tickets and information go to fishercenter.bard.edu or call the box office at 845-758-7900.

The program includes such favorites as “I Got Rhythm,” by George and Ira Gershwin; “All That Jazz,” by John Kander and Fred Ebb; and “Yankee Doodle Dandy,” and “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face,” by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe.

For six decades, The United States Air Force Heritage of America Band has educated, inspired and entertained over 1.5 million people annually, by providing music for events that support Airmen and their families, honor our Nation’s veterans and build relationships of trust between the American people and their Air Force. The Concert Band is comprised of over 40 professional Airman-musicians who captivate audiences on regular tours throughout the East Coast with a variety of renditions of great orchestral classics, marches, Broadway hits, jazz standards, movie music and patriotic favorites. 

Activated in 1941, USAF Heritage of America Concert Band has a rich history of inspiring public patriotism and enhancing esprit de corps among all the US military service branches. These world-class airman-musicians are stationed at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton, Virginia. They travel throughout the Carolinas, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions, presenting over 300 events annually for the general public and in support of Airman morale and protocol events. Under the leadership of Captain Michael D. Hoerber, the USAF Heritage of America Band remains at the forefront of communicating Air Force core values and preserving and enriching America's military and musical heritage into the 21st century. 

For more information about this concert contact MSgt Ron Johnson, director of operations at 757-225-3295;  john.johnson.35@us.af.mil, or go to www.HeritageofAmericaBand@af.mil.

 

 

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This event was last updated on 11-08-2018