Kansas Army National Guard Infantry Band to play Saturday

The Kansas Army National Guard 35th Infantry Division Band will perform patriotic tunes in a free public concert Saturday night at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts at Pittsburg State University. It will be a shared concert with the Four State Symphonic Winds band, which will perform its own repertoire under the direction of Professor Craig Fuchs. 

Military Band

The 35th Infantry Division Band, currently headquartered in Olathe, Kansas, was formed on April 18, 1922. It is under the command and control of the 69th Troop Command of the Kansas Army National Guard and represents the governor and the state's citizen-soldiers.  

It is comprised of a concert band, a marching band, and numerous music support teams that provide a variety of music genres, including classic military marches, concert literature, rock’n’roll, jazz, and other popular styles.  

The concert hall will open for seating at 6:30 and the concert will begin at 7 p.m.