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 www.concordband.org.