Salem Band to hold Veteran’s Day memorial service

Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 21, 2021

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WINSTON-SALEM — Join Salem Band on Thursday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at the God’s Acre Band Meadow for a special event honoring Salem Band’s history and musicians with liturgy and music.

Rev. Ginny Tobiassen will lead the service, and Dr. Eileen Young and band members will read the names of late Salem Band musicians and play chorales. This free outdoor service is open to the public — bring a lawn chair. If you have names to submit for the service, contact Eileen at

Bring a lawn chair. Rain date is 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 12. Audience members are encouraged to sit at a distance and wear a mask per Salem Band protocol recommendations.

Established in 1771, Salem Band is the oldest, continuous mixed wind ensemble in the nation. Eileen Young is music director. More information at