Air Force Academy Band’s Academy Winds will present free concert at Adams State

(02-05-2016)

photo of members of the usaf winds ensemble

The USAF Academy Band's "Academy Winds" will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, February 27 in the Adams State University Leon Memorial Hall. This concert is free and open to the public and tickets are being distributed at the Alamosa Valley Courier Office and the Adams State Music Department Office.

Academy Winds, a six-member woodwind and percussion group, superbly supports the Air Force Academy Band's missions of community relations, educational outreach, and Air Force recruiting. The members of Academy Winds have studied at some of the most prestigious universities and music conservatories in the country. Group members utilize their experience to perform spectacular public concerts and to offer outreach to high school and college students through clinics and master classes. Their exceptional musical performance will not only entertain but also deliver a patriotic message that will linger in hearts and minds forever.

The United States Air Force Academy Band, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Daniel L. Price, is composed of 53 active-duty Air Force professionals and includes nine performing ensembles. For over 60 years, the Academy Band has used the power of music to honor our nation's heroes, inspire Air Force personnel and the nation they serve, produce innovative musical programs and products, and communicate Air Force excellence to millions around the world.

All Air Force Academy Band performances are presented on behalf of Lieutenant General Michelle D. Johnson, Superintendent, United States Air Force Academy.

For information regarding upcoming USAF Academy Band performances, visit USAF Academy Band.