By Melody Vallieu
TROY — The United States Air Force Band of Flight will offer a concert at 7 p.m. Sunday on Troy’s Public Square.
Some chairs will be set up, but participants also are invited to bring their own lawn chairs.
“I am very pleased that the Air Force Band of Flight was able to schedule a concert again in Troy this year,” said Troy Mayor Michael Beamish. “The band members will provide an outstanding and entertaining program and I hope that many citizens are able to attend it on Sunday evening.”
The United States Air Force Band of Flight is a 14-member ensemble that will provide a program for the whole family. The band performs at everything from community relations performances to high-level military functions. Capitalizing on the synergy of two existing groups, Wright Brass and Systems Go, this ensemble brings a unique and diverse combination of musical stylings to the concert stage. Its repertoire, which draws heavily on the arrangers in the band, is best characterized as everything from Bach to the Beatles and beyond.
The United States Air Force Band of Flight is stationed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton. The group performs a diverse program consisting of classical music, marches, jazz, country and rock. Whether performing full-length concerts or supporting official military functions, these active duty Air Force airmen musicians consistently demonstrate the United States Air Force Band of Flight’s commitment to musical excellence.
The United States Air Force Band of Flight is one of 10 bands in the Air Force. The band’s purpose is to support the Air Force mission in war and peace by providing professional musical products and services for troop morale, recruiting, and community relations events. The United States Air Force Band of Flight honors those who have served, inspires American citizens to heightened patriotism and service and positively impacts the global community on behalf of the U. S. Air Force and the United States of America.
The rain location is Hobart Arena.
For more information about this and other performances by the United States Air Force Band of Flight, go to www.bandofflight.af.mil.