Colleen Brezden played at Brittany on D-Day in France - hccommunityjournal.com: Community Life

Colleen Brezden played at Brittany on D-Day in France

Posted: Wednesday, July 10, 2019 12:00 am

Colleen Brezden says the University of Texas Longhorn Alumni Band was one of the groups invited to play for ceremonies honoring the 75th anniversary of D-Day. She was one of the 300 musicians making the trip, along with 230 friends and family members.

She said she learned about the opportunity two and a half years ago, at an alumni meeting. Once she signed up, she downloaded her music online and started practicing. The music included "The Star-Spangled Banner," "Hymn to the Fallen" from "Saving Private Ryan," and the French national anthem "La Marseillaise."

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