Kalamazoo Concert Band Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of Moon Walk

Apr 12, 2019

Neil Armstrong is reflected in Buzz Aldrin's helmut, during the first moon walk, July 20, 1969.
Credit NASA

The Kalamazoo Concert Band's final concert of the season will mark an historic anniversary: the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing in July, 1969. Along with selections including music from John Williams' Star Wars, Offenbach's Voyage to The Moon, and Todd Stalter's Ignition,  projected images from NASA's missions will accompany the music. Michael Keeler, a senior at Portage Central High School, will appear as the winner of the KCB's Youth Soloist Competition. Tom Evans discusses the concert with Cara Lieurance in this interview.


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