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Press Release

For Immediate Release

Concord Band Winter Concert will Soar with Soloists from the United States Air Force Band of Liberty

The Concord Band will perform its annual winter concert on Saturday, March 2, 2002 at 8:00 PM at 51 Walden St., Concord. This year's concert will feature two soloists from the United States Air Force Band of Liberty from nearby Hanscom AFB in Bedford, MA. Airman First Class John Garcia II and Airman First Class Eric Spinelli both play the euphonium in the United States Air Force Band of Liberty's Concert Band and Ceremonial Band. Airman Garcia will perform Rhapsody for Euphonium and Concert Band with the Concord Band and with his wife, Jennifer Garcia, a trumpet player in the Concord Band. Airman Garcia and Airman Spinelli will perform an arrangement for two euphoniums and band of All Those Endearing Young Charms. The Air Force Band of Liberty is the first assignment for both Airman Garcia and Airman Spinelli, and the Concord Band is thrilled to welcome them to our community. The Concord Band's Music Director, Dr. William G. McManus, will conduct the concert band classic Second Suite by Holst and, in celebration of Richard Rogers' 100th birthday, Victory at Sea. The Concord Band's Assistant Conductor, Christopher Morehouse, will lead the band in a Spanish march called Sol y Sombra and in a piece featuring Cajun folk songs. Tickets are $10, $5 for seniors and students and are available at the door or by calling (978)897-9969.

John Garcia II
Airman First Class
John Garcia II
Eric Spinelli
Airman First Class
Eric Spinelli

The Concord Band, founded in 1959, is one of the leading community concert bands in the United States. It is well known for its innovative programming and the exceptional quality of its commissioned pieces. It presents both formal and Pops concerts throughout the year. Its summer concerts at Fruitlands Museums in Harvard, Massachusetts, are attended by more than 10,000 people each year. The band's Music Director is Dr. William G. McManus.

For additional information, contact Yvonne Dailey, Concord Band Publicity. Visit our website at www.concordband.org.


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