Augustana Symphonic Band to perform at First Lutheran Church
From press release
The 70-member Augustana Symphonic Band, from Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill., will perform in concert at 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 27, at First Lutheran Church, 225 S. Third St., Rockford.
Admission is free, although a free-will offering will be taken.
Founded Oct. 2, 1874, the Augustana Symphonic Band is the oldest musical organization on a campus widely recognized for its rich cultural heritage and strong music programs. The band performs under the direction of Dr. James Lambrecht, now in his 21st year as director of bands and professor of trumpet at Augustana College.
The Augustana Symphonic Band will be performing in concert at the Chicago Orchestra Hall in April.
Prior tours have taken the Augustana Symphonic Band to such settings as Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and Town Hall in New York City. The band’s 2007 tour to England and Scotland included performances in Edinburgh, Scotland; Yorkshire, Oxford; and London, England.
For additional information, contact First Lutheran Church at (815) 962-6691.
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