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Brass in Blue In Concert

By Staff | Oct 19, 2010

The United States Air Force Brass in Blue performed in concert in Emmetsburg Sunday afternoon. Hosting the event were The Reporter &?The Democrat newspapers with Emmetsburg High School Instrumental Music. Pictured at left, the ensemble performed the Armed Services Medley, with audience members standing when their branch of the military was recognized. The ensemble of 11 musicians and female vocalist took the audience under the big tent with music from the circus. Highlights of the afternoon were solo performances on the euphonium (The Carnival of Venice), flugelhorn (Send in the Clowns) and trombone (Flight of the Bumblebee), along with vocal renditions of That Old Black Magic, Extraordinary Machine and Ella Fitzgerald’s A-Tisket, A-Tasket. The program also included Amazing Grace. --JWhitmore photo