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US Coast Guard Band

Event Type
Performance
Sponsor
School of Music
Location
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave
Date
Jun 28, 2024   7:00 pm  
Contact
Sean Kutzko
E-Mail
sekutzko@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
Krannert Center

The United States Coast Guard Band is the premier band representing the United States Coast Guard and the Department of Homeland Security. The 55-member ensemble is based at the US Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. In addition to performing concert tours around the nation, the Band has also played in the former Soviet Union, Canada, England, Japan and Taiwan. In 2008, the Coast Guard Band became the first premier American military band to perform a concert tour of Japan. Concerts are free and open to the public and include a broad spectrum of music, from wind ensemble classics to swinging jazz.

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