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USAF Heritage Brass to give free concert at Bethany UMC

The United States Air Force Heritage Brass of the USAF Heritage of America Band will give a free public concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 26, at Bethany United Methodist Church, Hayes.

The concert is part of Bethany UMC’s George Nelson Memorial Concert Series.

Heritage Brass is a pioneering symphonic brass ensemble that brings the military tradition of brass and percussion to the concert stage, said a press release. The ensemble of professional Airman-musicians presents a diverse repertoire featuring orchestral transcriptions, patriotic favorites, jazz standards, new compositions, and distinctive arrangements.

Activated in 1941, the United States Air Force Heritage of America Band has a rich history of inspiring public patriotism and enhancing esprit de corps among all the U.S. military service branches, said the release. Stationed at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton, these world-class musicians travel throughout the Carolinas, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast regions, present...

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