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VA Medical Center to host US Air Force Freedom Winds Ensemble

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) -

The John J. Pershing VA Medical Center is proud to announce the United States Air Force Band of Mid America's Freedom Winds will be visiting the medical center on April 16, at 2 p.m.

The performance will take place in the main lobby.

Composed of six virtuoso Airmen musicians, the group adds percussion to the traditional woodwind quintet instrumentation to enhance their musical capabilities.

Members of the group have diverse musical interests and talents, leading to programs with something for everyone such as traditional woodwind quintet pieces, jazz and ragtime classics, and Broadway hit show themes.

The Air Force Band of Mid America's Freedom Winds delivers a versatile, unique musical product in any performing environment.

This talented ensemble reflects the values and excellence found every day throughout the United States Air Force.

Interim Medical Center Director, Frank Kehus welcomed the performance, noting, “This is an exciting and rare opportunity for our Veterans and community members to enjoy very special entertainment by members of our armed forces. I hope we have a great turnout for the event.”

Admission is free and open to the public.

For more information, you can contact Voluntary Services Specialist, Chris Luecke at 573-778-4276 or Voluntary Services Assistant, Bennie Hicks at 573-778-4499.

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