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The Concord Band Celebrates Great American Songwriters

CONCORD, MA July 16, 2003 — This week the Concord Band's Thursday night concert at Fruitlands Museums in Harvard celebrates great American songwriters. The band will perform Hoagy Carmichael's Startdust, Richard Rogers' music from South Pacific, and the patriotic songs of Irving Berlin. As an added treat, vocalists Nancy Williams-Morizio and Michael Morizio, both of Marlboro, will sing the classic songs of Cole Porter. No tribute to American songwriters would be complete without a march or two by John Philip Sousa.

The Concord Band performs at Fruitlands Museums in Harvard, MA every Thursday night through July 31st at 7:30 PM. The gates open at 5:00 PM. Bring a picnic supper or purchase grilled items and snacks on site. $12.00 Parking Fee, $10.00 for Museum Members.

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

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