DERBY -Griffin Hospital invites the community to a free holiday concert on Tues., Dec. 6 at Shelton High School, 120 Meadow Street, Shelton.
The Griffin Hospital Annual Holiday Concert will feature 102nd Army Band. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m. and the auditorium will open at 7 p.m.
The 102nd Army Band is the official musical emissary for the Connecticut Army National Guard. Beginning in 1863 as the First Regiment, Connecticut National Guard Band, its musical tradition has continued through many designations and locations.
The 102nd Band served in World Wars I and II, and the Korean Conflict. As “Goodwill Ambassadors,” the 102nd performs in a variety of concerts, ceremonies, and parades around the world. The band has had the honor of playing for U.S. troops returning home from Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Noble Eagle and a NATO Change of Command ceremony in Heidelberg, Germany. The band plays a variety of music such as classical, jazz, show tunes, rock and pop.
This event is sponsored by the President’s Fund at Griffin Hospital as a thank you to Griffin’s sponsors and the community, and as a celebration of Griffin’s family of employees, medical staff, volunteers, corporators, and trustees for their dedication, compassion and expertise.
Tickets are free. Seating is general admission and given on a first come, first served basis. To get tickets, contact the Griffin Hospital Development Fund at 203-732-7504 or email email@example.com (please put “Holiday Concert” as the subject of the email).
(This a press release from Griffin Hospital)