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US Air Force Heritage Brass will give free concert Sunday in Louisa

Posted on Friday, June 7, 2019 at 1:15 pm

Members of the U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band perform at the recent Air Combat Command Change of Command Ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. (U.S. Air Force photo – released)

Enjoy a free concert by the United States Air Force Heritage Brass of the USAF Heritage of America Band at the Louisa Arts Center on Sunday, June 9 at 2 p.m.

Heritage Brass is a pioneering symphonic brass ensemble that brings the military tradition of brass and percussion to the concert stage. This ensemble of professional Airman-musicians presents a diverse repertoire featuring orchestral transcriptions, patriotic favorites, jazz standards, new compositions and distinctive arrangements. Enjoy hearing Heritage Brass is an exhilarating and intimate musical experience.

Activated in 1941, the USAF 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 musicians are stationed at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton.

They travel throughout the Carolinas, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions, presenting more than 300 events annually for the general public and in support of airman morale and protocol events.

Under the leadership of Cpt. Rafael Toro-Quiñones, the USAF Heritage of America  Band remains at the forefront of communication Air Force core values and preserving and enriching American’s military and musical heritage into the 21st century.

For more information, visit the band’s website at www.heritageofamericaband.af.mil

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