The 43rd Army Band of the Nebraska National Guard will be performing at Fuller Park in Albion, Nebraska on Monday, June 28, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. The 43rd Army Band’s concert will include patriotic selections, marches and popular music performed by the 55 member Concert Band. This concert may also include performances by the “Prairie Fire” rock combo, the jazz band, the brass quintet or the woodwind quintet. This concert is free and open to the public – no admission ticket is required.
The 43rd Army Band is under the command of Chief Warrant Officer Brian Anderson. The 43rd Army Band is comprised of citizen soldiers who bring a wide variety of skills, talents and longevity to the unit. The average years of service of the senior non-commissioned officer staff is in excess of 32 years. In addition, the members’ various civilian jobs and experiences contribute a great deal to the overall success of the 43rd Army Band. This group meets one weekend a month and 15 days during the summer to rehearse and to fulfill military training requirements.