U.S. Air Force band offers free concert � Nov. 20
Oct. 25, 2019
U.S. Air Force band offers free concert – Nov. 20
The U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band will present a free concert at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20 in the Upper St. Clair High School theatre, 1825 McLaughlin Run Road. The concert is open to the public.
Dr. John Seybert, Upper St. Clair School District’s performing arts curriculum leader, will serve as a guest conductor and members of the high school band will perform “Stars and Stripes” alongside the U.S. Air Force band.
For six decades, the U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band has educated, inspired and entertained more than 1.5 million people annually, by providing music for events that support Airmen and their families, honor the nation’s veterans and building relationships of trust between the American people and the U.S. Air Force.
The Concert Band is comprised of more than 40 professional airmen-musicians who captivate audiences on regular tours throughout the East Coast with a variety of renditions of orchestral classics, marches, Broadway hits, jazz standards, movie music and patriotic favorites.
For additional information about this free concert, please contact Master Sgt. Ryan Heseltine at 757-225-3295, or visit www.heritageofamericaband.af.mil.
Activated in 1941, the U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band has a rich history of inspiring public patriotism and enhancing esprit de corps among all the U.S. military service branches. These world-class airmen-musicians are stationed at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton, Va. 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 Major Rafael Toro-Quinones, the U.S. Air Force 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.