The Concord Band Presents a Fall Concert
CONCORD, MA October 9, 2005
The Concord Band will open its 47th season with a fall concert on
Saturday, October 29, 2005 at 8:00 p.m. at 51 Walden St. in Concord.
The concert will include standards and contemporary works for concert
Featured in this concert will be a brass quintet of Concord Band
musicians, Assistant Conductor Paul Berler, and presentation of
the Concord Band Lifetime Service awards.
Members in the quintet photo are, from left to right: Peter Norton,
Mark Petersen, Ganesh Sundaram, Jennifer Garcia, and Cameron Owen.
The brass quintet will perform
James Curnow's Five Concord Diversions,
a piece commissioned by the Concord Band in 1986 to commemorate then
Music Director Bill Toland's twenty-fifth anniversary with the band.
Members of the quintet are Jennifer Garcia on trumpet, Peter Norton on
trombone, Cameron Owen on French horn, Mark Petersen on tuba, and Ganesh
Sundaram on trumpet.
Assistant Conductor Paul Berler will conduct
Frescobaldi's Toccata and
Hanson's Chorale and Alleluia.
Edwin W. Richter
William M. Siebert
The Concord Band will present its Lifetime Service Award to honor
Edwin W. Richter and William M. Siebert for their years of dedicated
service to the band.
Mr. Richter, of Acton, MA, retired from playing the baritone horn with
the band in 2002.
Mr. Richter served on the Band's Board of Directors, FOPAC board
representative, and Band manager.
Mr. Siebert, of Jackson, NH and Concord, MA, was a bass clarinetist and
one of the founding members of the Concord Band in 1959.
Mr. Siebert served on the Band's Board of Directors and was a founder and
board member of FOPAC.
An Honor Roll of past award recipients is on display in the lobby of 51
Tickets of $10, $5 for students and seniors will be available at the
door or by calling (978) 897-9969.
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 Museum in Harvard, Massachusetts, are attended by
more than 5,000 people each year. The band's Music Director is
Dr. William G. McManus.
For additional information, contact Yvonne Dailey,
Concord Band Publicity.
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