Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Ramona Whittaker will give a presentation on her country of origin, Bolivia! Bolivia is in the heart of South America and surrounded by Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Peru. The size of Bolivia is equivalent to California and Texas combined. It has the second-largest reserve of natural gas in South America. There are more than 35 official languages in Bolivia.
The United States Air Force Concert Band is the premier symphonic wind ensemble of the United States Air Force. Stationed at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C., it is the largest of six musical ensembles that comprise The United States Air Force Band. Featuring 53 active duty Airmen musicians, the Concert Band performs throughout the United States via biannual tours, live radio, television and Internet broadcasts, as well as at local concerts across metropolitan Washington, D.C. Additionally, Concert Band members perform in smaller chamber ensembles at official military and civilian functions, education outreach events and local concert venues.