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2009 Gala 50th Anniversary Concert

2009 Gala 50th Anniversary Concert – Saturday, March 14, 8:00 pm
Acton-Boxborough Regional High School auditorium

Save the Date!

Listen to Jordan Rich’s interview with Bill McManus and Jim O’Dell on WBZ radio.
Note that this is a 13-MB non-streaming MP3 file, so it may take a while to start.

View this concert on Concord-Carlisle TV: Part 1Part 2

Press release: 2009/3/14 The Concord Band’s 50th Anniversary Concert - A Review

Press release: 2009/1/17 Concord Band to Celebrate 50th Anniversary with March 14th Gala Concert

Boston Globe, March 12, 2009 At age 50, Concord Band starts a new chapter with director James O’Dell

Acton Beacon, March 11, 2009 Concord Band to celebrate in Acton

Concord Journal, March 7, 2009 Gala Marks Band’s 50th

Lincoln Journal, March 4, 2009 Menkis to perform with Concord Band

Lexington Minuteman, March 3, 2009 The Bassoonist’s Big Day

The Journal of the Association of Concert Bands (page 18), February 2009 (PDF)The Concord Band Celebrates its 50th Anniversary with Gala Concert

Event page on Facebook


Winter 2009 poster
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Music Director Emeritus William Toland, conducting
His Honor Henry Fillmore
Satiric Dances Norman Dello Joio
first Concord Band commission
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retiring Music Director William McManus, conducting
Armenian Dances Alfred Reed
Maybe Amanda Carr
vocalist Amanda Carr
Dixieland Live! arr. Lewis J. Buckley
Lewis Buckley, trumpet
Mark Petersen’s video
— Intermission —
Music Director James O'Dell, conducting
Four Scottish Dances Malcolm Arnold
Concerto in B♭ Major Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Nat Hefferman, bassoon soloist
Phantom of the Opera Andrew Lloyd Webber
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composer Roger Cichy, conducting
Flowing Pens from Concord Roger Cichy
Concord Band 50th Anniversary commission
Forward March arr. Steven Grimo
see it on YouTube

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