United States Air Force Band holiday concert set at COA – Elizabeth City

Published 7:34 am Friday, December 9, 2022

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College of The Albemarle (COA) has announced the United States Air Force (USAF) Heritage of America Band will provide the free concert “Holiday Traditions” at COA – Elizabeth City on December 10, 2022. The concert will be held in the Performing Arts Center beginning at 7 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public, however tickets are required.

According to information shared by the USAF Heritage of America Band:

“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.

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“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 Christina Muncey, 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.

Reserve your free seat for this holiday concert by visiting http://bit.ly/3fZtnUo.

For additional information about the concert, contact hoabsocialmedia@gmail.com or visit the band’s website at music.af.mil/US-Air-Force-Bands/US-Air-Force-Heritage-of-America-Band/Appearances/.

For COA-related information, contact Tammy W. Sawyer, COA director of communications and marketing, at tammy_sawyer32@albemarle.edu or 252-335-0821 ext. 2420.