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Press Release

For Immediate Release

For the Young at Heart

CONCORD, MA July 6, 2004 — Pack a picnic and bring the kids! Or just sit back, relax, and take a musical journey back to childhood with Concord Band on Thursday, July 15th at Harvard's Fruitlands Museums. The band will perform Broadway favorites from "Annie" and "Beauty and the Beast", tuneful standards like "Teddy Bear's Picnic", a medley from "The Wizard of Oz", and much more. So whether you're 9 or 99, come join associate conductor Paul Berler and the kids in the band for an evening of youthful exuberance.

The Concord Band performs at Fruitlands Museums in Harvard, MA every Thursday night through July 29th 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.

The Concord Band thanks the following sponsors for their support: Cambridge Trust Company, The Middlesex Savings Bank, Idylwilde Farms, Concord Teacakes, Barrow Bookstore

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

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