Concord Band Summer Outdoor Concert Series at Fruitlands Museum
Harvard, Mass., June 22, 2008 The Concord Band returns to its
summer home on July 3rd to start its 23rd season of concerts at
Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, Mass.
Each Thursday evening in July, Music Director Dr. William G. McManus and
the Band will present a new, lively musical program to delight audiences
of all ages.
- July 3.
The opening concert will be an "Independence Day" program full of marches
and patriotic selections.
- July 10.
To mark the 100th anniversary of his birth, the Band will present
"A Salute to Leroy Anderson", complete with Trumpeter's Lullaby,
Belle of the Ball, and even a Sleigh Ride in July.
- July 17.
Jazz vocalist Amanda Carr will join the Band for "The Great American
Songbook" to celebrate George Gershwin, Irving Berlin and other all-time
great American song writers.
- July 24.
"The Music of John Williams" features everyone's favorite movie themes
from Star Wars to Raiders of the Lost Ark.
- July 31.
The final concert is "A Summer Retrospective" recapping the highlights
and favorites from all the summer programs.
Pack a picnic, or plan to visit the refreshment center on the
grounds. Bring family and friends to enjoy a relaxing summer evening with
great music in a spectacular setting.
Concerts begin at 7:30 each Thursday from July 3 through 31, at 102
Prospect Hill Road, Harvard, MA.
(Gates open at 6:00 PM)
Admission: $12.00 per car ($10 for members) with parking on the grounds.
Call the Concord Band ticketline at (978) 897-9969 for more details each
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.
Thousands attend its summer concerts at Fruitlands Museum in Harvard,
Massachusetts, each year.
For additional information, contact Peter Norton,
Concord Band Publicity.
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