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Concord Band Summer Outdoor Concert Series at Fruitlands Museum

HARVARD, MA — Summer arrives promptly at Fruitlands Museum on Thursday, June 21st with the opening program of the Concord Band's summer concert series. The Band will present six weeks of lively musical programs to delight audiences of all ages. Music Director Dr. William G. McManus and Assistant Conductor Paul Berler create six new 90-minute programs each year, so the audience is guaranteed to hear something different every Thursday, from Gershwin to Leroy Anderson to Man of La Mancha. This year's weekly concert themes are "Great American Band Composers", "A Salute to Spain", an Independence Day Program, "A World of Dance Music", "The Great American Songbook" with guest vocalist Amanda Carr, and a Summer Retrospective.

Pack a picnic, or plan to visit the refreshment center on the grounds, bring family and friends and while away a classic summer evening in good company while the sun sets opposite Prospect Hill. Concerts begin at 7:30 each Thursday, June 21 through July 26, at 102 Prospect Hill Road, Harvard, MA. Gates open at 6:00 PM. Admission is $12.00 per car with parking on the grounds and refreshments are available. Handicapped-accessible. Call the Concord Band ticketline for more details each week: (978) 897-9969.

The Concord Band, founded in 1959, is one of the leading community concert bands in the United States. The Band 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. Visit the Band's website at

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