Classic Holiday Ballet Entertains Military Families
By Ellen Hudson, USAG Redstone
December 31, 2014 1 / 5 Gen. Dennis Via, commander of the Army Materiel Command, speaks at Military Appreciation Night at The Nutcracker.
VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 5 AMC Band member Staff Sgt. John Nottelmann meets ballet dancer Claire Quint backstage. Quint was Mrs. Steele in the opening number of the first act, and danced as a dew drop in the second act.
VIEW ORIGINAL 3 / 5 The AMC Band Four Star Jazz Orchestra performs before the curtain opens for The Nutcracker. VIEW ORIGINAL 4 / 5 The Huntsville Ballet Company performs the opening number of The Nutcracker at Military Appreciation Night. VIEW ORIGINAL 5 / 5 Phillip Otto, left, artistic director of the Huntsville Ballet Company, presents a military-themed nutcracker to David Carney, who gave the welcome and introduction at Military Appreciation Night. VIEW ORIGINAL
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Huntsville Ballet Company presented Military Appreciation Night at The Nutcracker at the Von Braun Center's Concert Hall on Thursday. Gen. Dennis Via, commander of the Army Materiel Command, was on hand to celebrate the event. The AMC Band's Four Star Jazz Orchestra, Brass Quintet and Woodwind Quintet gave a special pre-performance.
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