Wind quintet plays Aug. 22 at Andes park


Andes — Friends of Ballantine Park offer you a free concert featuring the Academy Wind Quintet on Saturday, Aug. 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. in Ballantine Park.
This ensemble comprises players from within the United States Military Academy Concert Band and carries on the great tradition of woodwind playing that has existed at West Point since 1815. The members of the quintet are committed to bringing a wide variety of musical styles to their programs, including turn-of-the-century waltzes, popular music and educational works like “Peter and the Wolf.”
Everyone is welcome to attend this free concert rain or shine; refreshments will be served. Please bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on; you’ll have a wonderful time! In case of rain the concert will be held at The Andes Hotel.