USAF Heritage of America Band– Concert Band

USAF HERITAGE OF AMERICA BAND — CONCERT BAND

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 18, 2018

Free Concert: The United States Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band

Hopewell, Virginia, June 18, 2018 – Enjoy a concert given by the United States Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band at Hopewell High School, 400 South Mesa Drive, Hopewell, VA on Friday, June 29, 2018 at 7 pm. The concert is free and open to the public.

For six decades, the USAF 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.

For additional information about this free concert, please contact Tabitha Martinez at the Hopewell Recreation and Parks at 804-541-2353, or visit the band’s website www.heritageofamericaband.af.mil

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.

Contact Information: Tabitha Martinez at the Hopewell Recreation and Parks at 804-541-2353, MSgt Ron Johnson, Director of Operations (757)-225-3295 john.johnson.35@us.af.mil

www.hopewellva.gov/special-events
www.HeritageofAmericaBand@af.mil