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Air Force musicians to perform at Gateway Arch to celebrate 70th anniversary

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE — The United States Air Force Band of Mid-America’s Concert Band will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Air Force with a concert at the Gateway Arch in St. Louis on Sept. 30 at 6 p.m.

airforce70thlogoAdmission is free to the public to the event, which is presented in partnership with the Gateway Arch Park Foundation (formerly CityArchRiver Foundation).

The United States Air Force Band of Mid-America Concert Band is a diverse, 45-piece ensemble whose 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 also features talented vocal soloists, performing a wide variety of popular, classical, and patriotic selections.

Small ensembles may be available for performances and interviews during local news and public interest programs. Contact TSgt Chantelle Friedman at (618) 229-8188 or email to make arrangements.

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