HAYS — The United States Air Force Academy Band from Colorado Springs will perform “A Celebration of Excellence” at Fort Hays State University at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center in Sheridan Hall on FHSU’s campus.
The band, under the command of Lt. Col. L. Price, represents the Air Force Academy and its mission to educate, train and inspire men and women to become officers in the United States Air Force.
The concert, free and open to the public, represents the excellence of the men and women in uniform and highlights musical diversity. Tickets will be available on Monday, March 26, at the Hays Welcome Center and the Hays Daily News.
The concert band is one of nine performing ensembles within the academy band and is comprised of 45 professional active-duty airman musicians.
“For over 60 years, the Academy Band has used the power of music to honor our nation’s heroes, inspire Air Force personnel and the nation they serve, produce innovative musical programs and products and communicate Air Force excellence to millions around the world,” said a news release from the academy.
“From patriotic favorites and traditional marches to spectacular concert works and Broadway classics, this versatile ensemble presents a unique variety of musical styles that is sure to entertain audiences of all ages.”
FHSU is a sponsor of the event.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.usafacademyband.af.mil.