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Fussa, Yokota musicians to entertain local audience

FUSSA CITY, Japan- Haruka Ishikawa, a student at Fussa Daiichi Junior High School, and Rachell Sanchez-Aizpru'a, a student at Yokota High School, practice a piece of music together March 2 at the junior high school. The junior high and high school bands will combine to perform three pieces of music at a Japan-U.S. Joint Concert "Music Across the Border" at 3 p.m. March 15 at the Fussa Citizens' Hall. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Sean Martin)

FUSSA CITY, Japan -- Haruka Ishikawa, a student at Fussa Daiichi Junior High School, and Rachell Sanchez-Aizpru'a, a student at Yokota High School, practice a piece of music together March 2 at the junior high school. The junior high and high school bands will combine to perform three pieces of music at a Japan-U.S. Joint Concert "Music Across the Border" at 3 p.m. March 15 at the Fussa Citizens' Hall. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Sean Martin)

FUSSA CITY, Japan- Iwama Yukina, a student at Fussa Daiichi Junior High School, and Brianna Briggs, a student at Yokota High School, practice a piece of music together March 2 at the junior high school. The junior high and high school bands will combine to perform three pieces of music at a Japan-U.S. Joint Concert "Music Across the Border" at 3 p.m. March 15 at the Fussa Citizens' Hall. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Sean Martin)

FUSSA CITY, Japan -- Iwama Yukina, a student at Fussa Daiichi Junior High School, and Brianna Briggs, a student at Yokota High School, practice a piece of music together March 2 at the junior high school. The junior high and high school bands will combine to perform three pieces of music at a Japan-U.S. Joint Concert "Music Across the Border" at 3 p.m. March 15 at the Fussa Citizens' Hall. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Sean Martin)

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Active-duty and high school musicians from Yokota will combine their talents with musicians from Fussa City to entertain the general public at a free Japan-U.S. Joint Concert, "Music Across the Border", March 15 at Fussa Citizens' Hall, also known as Mokusei Hall. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 3 p.m.
 
The concert marks the first time the Japanese Ministry of Defense has coordinated with Fussa City and Yokota Air Base to host such an event. 

Musical performers include various wind ensemble clubs from Fussa City, Fussa Daiichi Junior High School and Fussa High School. The U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific Asia rock band, Pacific Trends, and the Yokota High School Concert Band, will also perform.
 
Organizers request that attendees use public transportation due to traffic congestion.
For more information, call 048-600-1800 and enter extension 2234.