The 215th Army band performs at Symphony Hall

The prestigious military musicians perform throughout New England

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – At Springfield Symphony Hall on Sunday, the 215th army band of the Massachusetts Army National Guard entertained hundreds with music synonymous of the season..

The prestigious military musicians perform throughout New England. Their free concert is one of the events advanced by the spirit of Springfield during the holiday season.

As Stephen Paul Cote of Chicopee told 22News, it’s been eagerly awaited.  “It’s my first time attending the memorial holiday concert. I’m real excited to enjoy the performance.”

The 215th army band has quite a pedigree. The 40 member band was formed more than sixty years ago