IC set to host fall concert with Illinois Army National Guard

By Ryne Turke on November 14, 2015 at 10:59am

The Illinois College Wind Ensemble will join the 144th Illinois Army National Guard Band for a fall concert this month.

The free concert will consist of five composition sets and feature “Variations on a Shaker Melody” by Aaron Copeland and “Star Wars Medley” by John Williams.

According to a press release, the Army Band consists of Ceremonial bands, Marching Bands, Concert Bands, Dixieland Combos, Stage Bands, Jazz Combos and more.

Around 25 citizen solider musicians from around the state will perform at the concert, taking place at Rammelkamp Chapel on November 21st.

The festivities start at 7:30 p.m.