The Augustana Symphonic Band and the Augustana Choir both will be on tour in February 2019.
The band will perform in Illinois and Wisconsin, while the choir travels through Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Illinois.
Established in 1931, the Augustana Choir has been conducted by Dr. Jon Hurty since 1996.
The Augustana Symphonic Band, established in 1874, performs music written for the wind band. It is conducted by Dr. James Lambrecht.
Alumni, families and friends of the college are invited to attend one of these free performances in their area:
Augustana Symphonic Band tour
Feb 15: Joliet, Ill., Joliet Township Central High School; afternoon clinic, 7 p.m. performance
Feb. 16: Crystal Lake, Ill., First Congregational Church (United Church of Christ), 7 p.m.
Feb. 17: Whitefish Bay, Wis., Richards Elementary School, 7 p.m.
Feb. 18: Brookfield, Wis., Harris Theatre at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, 7 p.m.
Feb. 19: West Aurora, Ill., West Aurora High School, 1 p.m.
Feb. 20: Naperville, Ill., Matea High School, 11:30 a.m. performance
Feb. 21: Antioch, Ill., Antioch High School afternoon clinic and 7 p.m. performance
Feb. 22: Hinsdale, Ill., Hinsdale High School afternoon clinic and 6:30 p.m. performance
Feb. 23: Orland Park, Ill., Sandburg Concert Band Festival, Carl Sandburg High School, 12:00 p.m. performance
March 9: Rock Island, home concert, 7 p.m. Centennial Hall
Augustana Choir tour
Feb. 15: Iowa City, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 7 p.m. joint concert with Mount Vernon High School
Feb. 16: Council Bluffs, Iowa, St. John Lutheran Church, 7 p.m. joint concert with Lewis Central High School
Feb. 17: Manhattan, Kansas, First Lutheran Church, 2 p.m.
Feb. 18: Topeka, Kansas, Grace Episcopal Cathedral, 7 p.m. joint concert with Topeka High School
Feb. 19: Kansas City, Kansas, FOX4 WDAF-TV 12:45 p.m. TV interview and performance
Feb. 19: Overland Park, Kansas, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 7 p.m. concert
Feb. 21: Bloomington, Ill., St. John's Lutheran Church, 7 p.m. joint concert with Normal Community High School
Feb. 22: Galesburg, Ill., First Lutheran Church, 7 p.m. concert
March 10: Davenport, Iowa, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 3 p.m. concert
Michael Turczynski, 309-794-7520