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Glenn Miller Orchestra – Music In The Schools Month

March 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Glenn Miller Orchestra

 

Tuesday, March 19th, 2024 @ 7pm

Port Angeles Performing Arts Center (PAHS Auditorium)

PAHS Jazz band joins The legendary Glenn Miller Orchestra for our 2nd annual Music in the Schools Month.

The legendary Glenn Miller was one of the most successful of all dance bandleaders back in the Swing Era of the 1930’s and 40’s. A matchless string of hit records, the constant impact of radio broadcasts and the drawing power at theatres, hotels and dance pavilion, built and sustained the momentum of popularity. Glenn disbanded his musical organization in 1942 at the height of its popularity to volunteer for the Army. There, he organized and led the famous Glenn Miller Army Air Force Band. It went to Europe to entertain servicemen performing numerous live and radio shows.

Today, the 18 member ensemble continues to play many of the original Miller arrangements both from the civilian band and the AAFB libraries. Additionally, it also plays some more modern selections arranged and performed in the Miller style and sound. Just as it was in Glenn’s day, the Glenn Miller Orchestra today is still the most sought after big band in the world.

March is Music in Our Schools Month

JFFA believes music and arts education is an integral part in youth and community development so we are thrilled to be offering expansive educational outreach for both of our March Season Concerts. To learn more, visit JFFA.org/education.

Details

Date:
March 19
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Organizer

Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts
Email
contact@jffa.org

Venue

Port Angeles Performing Arts Center
304 East Park Avenue
Port Angeles, 98362 United States
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