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Highland to feature an afternoon of music with the Big Band Concert

The Highland Community College Big Band will take the stage beginning at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 12, at the Masonic Temple in Freeport.

Highland Big Band Director Bill Petersen and his ensemble will feature selections from Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Buddy Rich, and the Tonight Show Band. Some of the musical selections will be “Shiny Stockings” by Count Basie; “Channel One Suite” by Buddy Rich, and “Johnny’s Theme,” “Just Friends,” and “Georgia” from the famed Tonight Show Band. Special guests will include John Hartman and Megan Besley.

Tickets are $5 for general admission seating and can be purchased at the door.

For more information about Highland Community College Fine Arts performances or vocal or instrumental groups, please contact the Fine Arts Department at 815.599.3490 or visit

2998 W. Pearl City Road
Freeport, IL 61032-9341

Fax 815-235-6130