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Posted on Sat, Jul 6, 2013 : 10:58 a.m.

Washtenaw Community Concert Band salutes America at free outdoor show Tuesday

By Roger LeLievre

Patriotic tunes are sure to be in the air Tuesday when the Washtenaw Community Concert Band presents “A Salute to America,” a free outdoor concert on the grounds of Washtenaw Community College.

The program includes “Thrillers and Chillers” by John Williams, as well as soloists Pat Padilla playing tenor saxophone on “Persuasion” and Bey Hurt playing trumpet on “Trumpeter’s Lullaby.”

The group, which numbers around 70 and is made up of Washtenaw Community College students and area residents, is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year.

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets. Pie (apple perhaps?) will be served after the concert is over. In the event of rain, concert will be held at same time at WCC’s Morris Lawrence Auditorium.

The Washtenaw Community Concert Band will play Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Washtenaw Community College's Community Park, 4800 E. Huron River Drive. Details at 734-973-3300. Admission is free.



Sat, Jul 6, 2013 : 10:23 p.m.

This group puts on a great show ! I will be there