Music Department to Host U.S. Air Force Brass Ensemble in Concert

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

The Westminster College Department of Music will host Wright Brass of the U.S. Air Force Band of Flight in concert Thursday, March 15, at 2 p.m. in Orr Auditorium.  The program is free and open to the public.

Wright Brass, one of four classical ensembles within the U.S. Air Force Band of Flight, has a brassy blend of sound, style, and humor that makes it an entertaining choice for all audiences.  From public relations performances to high-level military functions, quality is the hallmark of this group that has conducted master classes and given concerts at many colleges and universities across the nation.

The U.S. Air Force Band of Flight is one of 12 bands in the Air Force.  The band's purpose is to support the global Air Force mission in war and peace by fostering our national heritage and by providing professional musical services for official military, recruiting, and community relations events.  Click here for more information about the Band of Flight.

Contact Westminster's Department of Music at (724) 946-7270 for additional information about the concert.

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Westminster, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 376 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.

Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 42 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.

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Wright Brass