The Lyon College Band Program, under the leadership of Montgomery Hill, director of bands, is pleased to host the Glenn Miller Orchestra in concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, October 17, in Brown Chapel. The show will open with the Batesville High School Jazz Band, directed by Phillip Shewmaker.
Under the baton of music director and vocalist Nich Hilscher, the Glenn Miller Orchestra will perform selections from its vast library of big band and swing hits, including “Moonlight Serenade,” “At Last” and “Danny Boy.”
One of the most sought after big bands in the world today, the Glenn Miller Orchestra plays an average of 300 live dates a year around the globe for millions of fans. The band has performed in all 50 states as well as throughout Europe, Australia, Iceland, New Zealand, Guam, the Philippines and South and Central America.
The Glenn Miller Orchestra’s appearance is sponsored by Wood-Lawn Heights Skilled Nursing Facility, Wildewood Independent Living Apartments, and Woodcrest Assisted Living, along with supporting sponsor Eagle Mountain Assisted Living.
Tickets are $15 and may be purchased at eventbrite.com or at the business office in the Nichols Administration Building.
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