The Lied Center of Kansas announced Friday they will offer free tickets for The United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants concert at 7 p.m. on Oct. 17.
People can receive up to four tickets each, and are not available by phone or online. They will be available beginning at noon Monday at the Lied Center Ticket Office, 1600 Stewart Drive in Lawrence. Summer hours for the box office are June 1-July 31 Monday - Friday from noon to 5:30 p.m.
The United States Air Force Concert Band is the premier symphonic wind ensemble of the United States Air Force. Stationed at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C., it is the largest of six musical ensembles that comprise The United States Air Force Band.
Featuring 53 active duty airmen musicians, the concert band performs throughout the United States via biannual tours, live radio, television and internet broadcasts, as well as at local concerts across metropolitan Washington, D.C.
Additionally, concert band members perform in smaller chamber ensembles at official military and civilian functions, education outreach events and local concert venues.
The Singing Sergeants is the official chorus of the United States Air Force. Stationed at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C., the group is one of six musical ensembles that comprise The U.S. Air Force Band. Featuring 23 active duty airmen musicians, The Singing Sergeants present more than 200 performances annually in a wide range of musical styles, from traditional Americana, opera, and choral standards to modern Broadway and jazz.
The Singing Sergeants regularly perform with their instrumental combo and in smaller configurations, such as duets, barbershop quartets and specialized musical ensembles, at military and civilian ceremonial and diplomatic functions, education outreach events and local concerts throughout metropolitan Washington, D.C.
For more information, call the Lied Center at (785) 864-2787.
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