Get ready for the music and history of The March King of John Philip Sousa in the Pretzel City. John Philip Sousa IV (the March King's great-grandson) will narrate a band concert at the Masonic Temple in Freeport. James Ripley, director of bands at Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin will conduct this special night of music.
An ensemble composed of Highland Community College Concert Band members, area band directors and their students will serve as performers.
The purposes of this event are to celebrate the contributions to the cultural life in northwest Illinois and to join together in Freeport to cultivate further interest in and a commitment to Highland Community College and Friends of the Fine Arts organization.
The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 22 at the Masonic Temple Auditorium in Freeport. All tickets are $10 for general admission seating.
Online ticket sales are no longer active for this performance. Please call the box office for more information