2016 Press Releases

National Archives Hosts Special Concert by the Air Force Strings January 28 at 7 p.m.
Press Release · Monday, January 11, 2016

Washington, DC

On Thursday, January 28, at 7 p.m., the National Archives hosts a special orchestral concert by the Air Force Strings, the official string ensemble of the United States Air Force. Maj. David Alpar will conduct a program including works by Gustav Holst, Hugo Wolf, and Robert Fuchs.

The event will be held in the William G. McGowan Theater of the National Archives Museum in Washington, DC. Attendees should use the Special Events entrance on Constitution Avenue at 7th Street, NW. This program is free to the public, but reservations are recommended and can be made online.

The Air Force Strings is the official string ensemble of the United States Air Force, and is one of six musical ensembles that compose the U.S. Air Force Band. The Air Force Strings consists of 20 active-duty Airmen musicians who perform a wide range of musical styles, from classical symphonic selections and Broadway show tunes to classic rock, bluegrass and patriotic compositions. They perform at education outreach performances, public concerts, and high-level military and government events. For more information on concerts by the Air Force Strings, please visit their Events Calendar. Connect with them on Facebook at " Air Force Strings."

The National Archives Museum in Washington, DC, is Metro accessible on the Yellow and Green lines, Archives/Navy Memorial station. To verify the date and times of the program, call the National Archives Public Programs Line at: 202-357-5000, or view the Calendar of Events online.

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