11 Jan Glenn Miller Orchestra Returns to the National Naval Aviation Museum for a Public Concert
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Glenn Miller Orchestra Returns to the National Naval Aviation Museum for a Public Concert
Monday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m.
PENSACOLA, FLA. (January 11, 2023) – The world-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra is returning to the National Naval Aviation Museum for a live, in-person concert in February that will be open to the general public.The performance takes place Monday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. Concertgoers are invited to attend a pre-show cocktail hour starting at 5:30 p.m. General admission tickets are on sale now. With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest big bands of all time.
The Glenn Miller Orchestra is one of the most sought-after big bands in the world. The orchestra plays many of the original arrangements of legendary Glenn Miller such as “Rhapsody in Blue,” “In the Mood” and “Moonlight Serenade,” as well as modern big-band style selections. The entire repertoire exceeds 1,700 compositions allowing the orchestra to remain popular with music enthusiasts both young and old. The current Glenn Miller Orchestra has been touring consistently since its founding in 1956, playing an average of 300 live dates each year, all around the world.
The 2023 Glenn Miller Orchestra is led by musical director Erik Stabnau, a tenor saxophonist from western New York who joined the Glenn Miller Orchestra in 2017. The show will also feature lead vocalist Jenny Swoish.Preferred seating tickets are $55 and general admission tickets are $35 per person. Tickets are available online at https://navalaviationfoundation.org/glenn-miller/. Birthdate is required for base security access when purchasing tickets. Ticket sales end on February 7 or when sold out.Concertgoers must present tickets for entry onto Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola. When arriving at the gates of NAS Pensacola, they must present their ticket as well as their Driver’s License or State ID to the NAS Pensacola Security Officer.Media Note:For more information about the National Naval Aviation Museum or Foundation, contact Hannah Pennell at (850) 308-8936 firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the National Naval Aviation Museum
The National Naval Aviation Museum features nearly 350,000 square feet of displays and is one of the world’s largest aviation museums. Located aboard Pensacola Naval Air Station, the facility boasts more than 150 beautifully restored aircraft representing Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard aviation. Be sure to visit Hangar Bay One, displaying aircraft of the post-WWII era including the presidential helicopter, Marine One. Among the countless things to touch, see and experience are thrilling 3D and HD flight simulators. Don’t miss the drama and power of the new laser-powered Giant Screen digital theater. The Cubi Bar Café offers a unique dining experience, and the Flight Deck Store is the perfect place to find a souvenir that captures the spirit of Naval Aviation. Museum admission is FREE. NAS Pensacola is limited to current Department of Defense (DoD) ID cardholders (active duty service members, retirees, and their families) and Veterans who possess a Veterans Health Identification Card (VHIC) from the Department of Veterans Affairs that displays the Veteran’s eligibility status. The National Naval Aviation Museum is open daily from 10 a.m.– 4 p.m. For more information, visit www.NavalAviationMuseum.org.