WHEATLAND — The United States Air Force Academy Band — Academy Winds from Colorado Springs will perform a free concert at Wheatland High School auditorium on Feb. 13 at 5 p.m.
A news release from U.S. Air Force Academy Band, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, states the evening will feature an eclectic mix of woodwind and percussion music by this energetic six-piece ensemble. The concert is free and open to the public. Tickets can be picked up at the Platte County Chamber of Commerce, 65 16th St., Wheatland.
Under the command of Lt. Col. Daniel L. Price, the U.S. Air Force Academy Band represents the Air Force Academy and its mission to educate, train and inspire men and women to become officers of character, motivated to lead the United States Air Force in service to the nation. One of nine performing ensembles within the Academy Band, Academy Winds comprises six professional active-duty airman musicians. This versatile ensemble presents a unique variety of musical styles from traditional folk to patriotic favorites. Academy Winds supports the Academy Band’s mission to advance the U.S. Air Force Academy and the Global Air Force Missions by providing professional music products and services for official military, recruiting and community relations events worldwide.