NAS Pensacola opens to the public for the Glenn Miller Orchestra concert
After two years of canceled performances, the famous Glenn Miller Orchestra returns to the National Naval Aviation Museum for a live concert at the end of January which will be open to the general public.
The performance takes place at 7 p.m. on January 25. Spectators are invited to attend a pre-show cocktail from 5:30 p.m.
With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered one of the greatest big bands of all time. The 19-member orchestra performs many original arrangements by legendary Glenn Miller such as “Tuxedo Junction”, “In the Mood” and “Moonlight Serenade”, as well as modern big band style selections.
The entire repertoire exceeds 1700 compositions allowing the orchestra to remain popular with music lovers young and old. The current Glenn Miller Orchestra has toured regularly since its founding in 1956, performing an average of 300 concerts each year, all over the world.
The Glenn Miller Orchestra has been conducted by Music Director and singer Nick Hilscher since January 2012. Hilscher, who began his professional career in the 1990s as a teenager, has appeared on several albums with the Glenn Miller Orchestra, including “On The Air”. and “Steppin ‘Out”.
Tickets for preferred seats are $ 55 and general admission tickets are $ 35 per person. Group rates are also available at $ 30 per person for 10 or more people. Tickets are available online at https://navalaviationfoundation.org/glenn-miller/.
Spectators must present tickets to enter Naval Air Station Pensacola. When arriving at the gates of NAS Pensacola, they must provide a printed e-ticket or have a confirmation email open and ready for the NAS Pensacola security guard, in addition to a valid driver’s license or a ID card from the Ministry of Defense.