The Airmen of Note is the premier jazz ensemble of the United States Air Force. Created in 1950 to continue the tradition of Major Glenn Miller’s Army Air Corps dance band, the current band consists of 18 active duty Airmen musicians, including one vocalist.
The “Note” will offer a free concert at IUP on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. Again, this concert is free and open to the public! However, for premiere seating it is recommended that you get tickets by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:
IUP Department of Music422 S.11th St.Indiana, PA 15705
or stop by the IUP Department of Music Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Three members of the band are from western Pennsylvania: SMSgt Tim Leahey (Altoona), MSgt Doug Morgan (Grove City), and MSgt Alan Baylock (Ebensburg). Baylock has visited the IUP campus twice in the past, once as the guest conductor for the IUP Jazz Festival (May 2014) and again last fall as the arranger for Doc Severinsen.
Download a poster for the Airmen of Note Concert (PDF).
For more information about the Airmen of Note, visit the United States Air Force Band website.