West Point Band Performs Veteran’s Day Celebration on Nov. 10

The West Point Band will present a Veteran’s Day celebration at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10, at Eisenhower Hall Theatre, West Point. Along with world-class music, the production will celebrate Veteran’s Day with multimedia, including narration and video displays. This concert is free and open to the public.

West Point Band Bugler Staff Sgt. Brian McKinney (Photo by Staff Sgt. Chrissy Clark)

West Point Band Bugler Staff Sgt. Brian McKinney (Photo by Staff Sgt. Chrissy Clark)

The performance will be conducted by the West Point Band’s commander, Lt. Col. Jim Keene, and performed by an ensemble comprised of musicians of the Jazz Knights and Concert Band. Selections include God of Our Fathers, Civil War Fantasy, and Variations on a Korean Folk Song. The music of World War II will be on display as the Jazz Knights perform Well Git It, Take the A Train, and the Glenn Miller classic In the Mood.

Free tickets are required. They can be downloaded at westpointband.com or picked up at West Point: West Point Visitors Center, West Point Museum, Hotel Thayer, Ike Hall Box Office, FMWR, and Egner Hall (Bldg 685). Free ticket locations outside of West Point include the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor (New Windsor), WHUD (Beacon), and MIX 97 (Poughkeepsie). For tickets by mail, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: West Point Band, Attn: Veteran’s Day Tickets, 685 Hardee Place, West Point, NY 10996. For cancellations and updates, call 845-938-2617 or visit westpointband.com.

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