January 27 | 5:00pm Missa Choralis Series
From Sioux Falls, South Dakota, The Augustana Band, under the direction of Dr. Christopher Under, features in The Basilica's Missa Choralis Series on Saturday, January 27.
The Augustana Band is recognized as one of the finest concert organizations in the Midwest. It performs in the finest concert halls and has appeared before state, regional and national music educators' gatherings. The Band hosts the annual "Augustana Band Festival" and has a busy concert and special event calendar.
Dr. Christopher Unger is the conductor of the Augustana Band. He began his tenure with the group in September 2015.
The first international tour for the Band was a 24-day tour of Asia in January of 1999. A second tour, this time to China, occurred in 2003 and, in 2007, the Band returned once more to China and performed to sold-out audiences in China's most significant concert and music halls. The Band explored the culture and history of Egypt while on a 22-day tour in January of 2011, and returned to China in January of 2015.
Visit The Augustana Band online at: http://www.augie.edu/augustana-band