Bystrica, and Nitra). It was a great tour! Beautiful surroundings. Good beer! I was fortunate to play principal on this tour and had a big clarinet solo in Frank Ticheli's "Blue Shades". I also got to reconnect with my second cousin, Tor Lindbloom, who now lives in Bratislava. Overall, a wonderful tour!
The USAFE Band just completed a 9 day concert band tour through the Czech Republic (Plzen, Brno), Hungary (Papa), and Slovakia (Bratislava, Prievidza, Lu