(STILLWATER, Okla. June 7, 2016) - Oklahoma State University has been chosen as one of the three locations for a very special live performance by The United States Air Force Airmen of Note, the premier jazz ensemble of the United States Air Force. The concert is part of an Oklahoma community relations tour and the ensemble will be in Stillwater on Thursday, June 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Seretean Center for the Performing Arts on the Oklahoma State University campus.
The concert is free and open to the public, however, tickets are required and may be reserved online at jazz.okstate.edu or picked up in person at the Seretean Center Concert Hall Music Office from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Seating will be first come first served. Doors open 30 minutes before performance for ticket holders.
The Airmen of Note is stationed at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C. and is one of six musical ensembles that comprise The U.S. Air Force Band. Created in 1950 to continue the tradition of Major Glenn Miller's Army Air Corps dance band, the current band consists of 18 active duty Airmen musicians including one vocalist.
Through the years, the Airmen of Note has presented its own brand of big band jazz as well as more contemporary forms of jazz to audiences via annual tours across the United States, deployments around the world and local performances throughout metropolitan Washington, D.C.
For more information, visit The United States Air Force Band website at www.usafband.af.mil or contact their office directly at 202-767-4310.