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U.S. Air Force brass ensemble to perform at Bothwell

Free concert is part of Livermore arts community outreach

The Travis Brass, one of the ensembles of the U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West, will offer a free concert at the Bothwell Arts Center at 7 p.m. April 23, presented by the Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center. Although the event is free, space is limited and tickets are required.

The Travis Brass has two trumpet players, Technical Sgt. Thomas Salyers and AFC Alan Matteri; Staff Sgt. Daniel Nebel on French horn; Senior Airman James Wright on trombone; and Senior Airman Lee Jarzembak on tuba.

Matteri has performed as part of the orchestra for Livermore Valley Opera and a number of other local groups since graduating from California State University East Bay.

In addition to supporting military ceremonies and presenting free concerts, the Travis Brass preserves American music heritage by providing assistance for music educators and students.

This free concert with the Travis Brass is one of several new initiatives of the Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center.

"It is part of our mission to reach out to people across the community and offer a variety of arts opportunities," executive director Scott Kenison said. "We are shifting our emphasis and plan to provide open houses or backstage tours where people can get a more intimate look at the venue and can ask questions and interact with our staff."

"The Bankhead Theater and Bothwell Arts Center are facilities that provide a true community benefit, helping to make the arts accessible for everyone," he added. "We want to actively involve and engage people with our venues and events."

Bothwell Arts Center is located at 2466 Eighth St. Request tickets at the Bankhead Theater box office at 2400 First St., call 373-6800 or visit lvpac.org. Limit is four tickets per family.

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a resident of Birdland
on Apr 16, 2018 at 11:55 am

The event is now sold out, however, you can place your name on the waitlist: Web Link

"Please arrive no later than 6:45pm. Bring your Wait List ticket with you. If there are seats available, we will open the doors to our Wait List ticket holders at 6:45pm.
Venue: Bothwell Arts Center"


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