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United States Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band to perform free concert at Irmo High School

For Immediate Release – March 19, 2019

 

 

United States Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band to perform free concert at Irmo High School

 

IRMO – Irmo High School International School for the Arts has been selected to host a concert given by the United States Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band.  The concert will take place Saturday, April 6 at The Center for the Arts at Irmo High School’s International School for the Arts from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm.  The concert is free and open to the public.

 

For six decades, the United States Air Force Heritage of America Concert 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.

 

“Irmo High School Air Force JROTC is excited to have the opportunity to host the U.S. Air Force Heritage Concert Band,” said Chief Master Sergeant Steven Turner.  “We are extremely proud and honored that they asked us if they could come and perform here so we can show off our outstanding fine arts facility.”

 

The goal of Irmo High School Center for the Arts is to bring the Irmo community closer together through cultural experiences.  The center provides a place for people to come and witness the future of our society growing as artists are pouring their hearts and souls into their performances.  The theater is also used for student classes such as technical theatre, performing arts, dance, and costume and prop construction.

 

Activated in 1941, The United States Air Force Heritage of America 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 information about the concert visit: www.eventbrite.com/e/usaf-heritage-of-america-band-at-columbia-sc-tickets-56913560993.

 

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