Police band to perform Feb. 8

The Minneapolis Police Band will be performing at the Police Promotion Ceremony at the Augsburg College Chapel, 2211 Riverside Avenue, at 3:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 8.

The Minneapolis Police Band, which is the official band of the City of Minneapolis, plays a variety of music, from show tunes, marches and big band to classical. Formed in 1917, the band’s first parade was in the Armistice Day Parade November, 1918.  The marching band has been the official escort band for the Minneapolis Aquatennial Parade since the parade began in 1940. In 2007 the Minneapolis Police Band was inducted into the Minnesota State Music Hall of Fame. 

 

Published Jan 30, 2013