KMB Closes Season with ‘Lord of the Rings’

Annual indoor show includes performances by the marching band, pipe band, drumline and color guard.

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The Alma College Kiltie Marching Band closes its 2019 season with the annual indoor show including performances by the pipe band, drumline and color guard.

Performance times are 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24 in the Remick Heritage Center, Presbyterian Hall. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for seniors 62 and over, and free for Alma College staff, students, and youth 18 and under. Seating is reserved. For ticket information, call (989) 463-7304.

“This has been an outstanding season” says David Zerbe, director of the KMB, “Our 2019 production show has been a real crowd pleaser and a great deal of fun to put together and perform.”

The performance will include the band’s halftime show, “Altered Carbon: The Human Element,” as well as “Legends of Middle Earth,” which features music from the “Hobbit” and “Lord of the Rings” trilogies and was arranged by Dave Fair, percussion intern and assistant director.

“Altered Carbon: The Human Element” will feature music such as “Imagine” by John Lennon and “Killing in the Name” by Rage Against the Machine.

The color guard, under the direction of Earon Palma, will include soloists Miki Roberts and Elizabeth Roberts.

The Alma College Pipe Band is under the direction of Andrew Duncan and will be joined by the Kiltie Dancers for a portion of the show. The pipe band recently won first prize in Grade IV at the 2019 U.S. Pipe Band Championship.

Story published on November 18, 2019