The United States Air Force Band of Mid-America Concert Band will hold a performance, Monday, October 7 at the NIU School of Music. The concert is free of charge and will be held in Boutell Memorial Concert Hall at 8 p.m. in the NIU Music Building.
The United States Air Force Band of Mid-America Concert Band represents the professionalism and excellence found every day throughout the Air Force.
This diverse, 45-piece ensemble’s repertoire ranges from symphonic band masterworks, to traditional marches, to modern compositions, to pops and jazz.
During a concert, you are likely to hear stirring works from contemporary composers as well as the familiar sounds of John Philip Sousa or Major Glenn Miller.
The band features talented vocal soloists, performing a wide variety of popular, classical, and patriotic selections. This October they will be presenting music in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing as well as vocal selections from The Wizard of Oz, The Wiz, and Wicked in celebration of the 80th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz.
United States Air Force Band of Mid-America Concert Band
Monday, October 7, 8 p.m., Boutell Memorial Concert Hall
Northern Illinois University Music Building