A free concert by the Concert Band from the U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West takes place 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29 at the Valley Vista Performing Arts Center, 15550 N. Parkview Place, Surprise.
This event is family-friendly and open to the public. It will feature music, honor veterans, and tell the Air Force story.
The United States Air Force Band is the Air Force’s premier musical organization. Since its formation in 1941, this organization has entertained listeners through its music, engaging concerts and recordings, and continues to positively impact the global community.
The Concert Band is the symphonic wind ensemble. Stationed at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington D.C., it is the largest of six musical ensembles that form The United States Air Force Band. Featuring 52 active duty Airmen musicians, the Concert Band performs across the country via biannual tours, engages the local community in our nation’s capital through numerous concert series, and reaches fans globally through live radio, television and internet broadcasts.
Additionally, Concert Band members perform in smaller chamber ensembles at official military and civilian functions, education outreach events and local concert venues.
The Concert Band performs a wide variety of music ranging from classical transcriptions and original works to solo features, light classics, popular favorites and patriotic selections.
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