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U.S. Air Force Concert Band to perform at HCC Aug. 20

August 09, 2010

The Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association will host the U.S. Air Force Concert Band as part of its annual Red, White and Blue Concert Series Friday, Aug. 20, at 6 p.m., in HCC's Alumni Amphitheater.

The band is the largest symphonic wind ensemble in the U.S. Air Force Band. The band presents more than 100 concerts annually and performs a variety of music from light classics, popular favorites, and instrumental features, to classical transcriptions and original works.

The band performs regularly for the public in the greater Washington, D.C., area and on biannual community relations tours throughout the U.S.

At the Aug. 20 performance, the band will be joined by members of the U.S. Air Force Singing Sergeants, which is is comprised entirely of sergeants.

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The concert is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Lisa Stewart, HCC coordinator, alumni relations and annual giving, at 301-790-2800, ext. 346, or via e-mail at stewartl@hagerstowncc.edu">stewartl@hagerstowncc.edu.

To learn more about the Concert Band or the Singing Sergeants, go to http://www.usafband.af.mil.

The concert series is sponsored by the Hagerstown-Washington County

Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Joint Veterans Council, and AMVETS Department Service Foundation Inc.

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