The United States Army Field Band and Chorus will perform at Morningside College at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 9, in Eppley Auditorium. They will perform one of their pieces with local high school and college students.
The United States Army Field Band and Chorus will perform at Morningside College at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 9, in Eppley Auditorium, 3625 Garretson Ave. They will perform one of their pieces with local high school and college students.
The performance is free to the public but tickets are required to attend. Tickets may be ordered by calling the Morningside College Music Department at 712-274-5210.
The 65-member concert band and 29-member soldiers’ chorus offer programs ranging from orchestral masterworks and operatic arias to Sousa marches, jazz classics and Broadway musicals.
They have performed in all 50 states and 30 foreign countries for audiences totaling hundreds of millions. They perform regularly in some of the most famous concert halls in the world, and just as often in the smallest of communities.
In addition to national tours, formal concerts, chamber recitals and educational outreach, the U.S. Army Field Band and Chorus frequently represent the Army at formal and ceremonial functions, including the Presidential Inaugural Parade, presidential funerals, the Army All American Bowl and diplomatic efforts overseas.
More than six decades as the military’s most-traveled musicians have given them the title, “The Musical Ambassadors of the Army.”
The concert in Sioux City is sponsored by the Morningside College Music Department and the Sioux City Journal.