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The Five Star Brass Band (from Springfield, IL) will perform at Western Illinois University Thursday, March 24 at the College of Fine Arts and Communication (COFAC) Recital Hall.
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Five Star Brass Band to Perform at WIU March 24

March 7, 2016

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MACOMB, IL - - Western Illinois University will welcome the Five Star Brass band to College of Fine Arts and Communication (COFAC) Recital Hall for two performances Thursday, March 24.

The concerts will be held at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and both are free and open to the public.

The 144th Army Band's Five Star Brass band (from Springfield, IL) is part of the Army National Guard and features musicians with extensive experience in civilian and military bands and orchestras throughout the United States and abroad.

Members include: SFC Ryan Koehler, SGT Joseph Scheck, SSG Keith Shasteen, SSG Dan Ryan, SPC Miranda Cunningham, SFC Matthew Frederickson, SGT Lucas Snow and SSG Blake Ozier.

For more information on the COFAC Recital Hall, visit

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