Celebrate the "Glories of the Holidays" at a free holiday concert at Midwestern University on Sunday afternoon, December 5, 2010, featuring the Arizona Winds Premier Concert Band. The concert begins at 2:30 pm in Ocotillo Hall on the Midwestern campus, located at 19555 North 59th Avenue in Glendale (just south of the Loop 101). Doors will open at 2:00 PM.
This annual family program will feature a variety of band favorites, plus a holiday sing-along. For more information, call 623/572-3298 or visit the Arizona Winds online at http://www.azwinds.com/.
The Arizona Winds was founded in 1974 by John Thrasher, former Director of Bands for Glendale Community College. The band features musicians from around the Valley and is known for its high level of performance and audience-appealing style. A member of the Association of Concert Bands, the Arizona Winds continues to expand on its long history of fine musical performances throughout the Southwest, attracting music lovers of all ages. Colonel Richard Shelton, retired Air Force Band Commander and Conductor, is the Music Director and Conductor.