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Join the Middlesex Concert Band for a FREE afternoon concert highlighting American composers on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at the Reading Performing Arts Center.

Celebrate the end of spring and beginning of summer with the Middlesex Concert Band at a free concert highlighting some new and classic pieces from a variety of American composers. Listen to some classics such as the overture from Candide by Leonard Bernstein; jazz pieces by Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, and Duke Ellington; a movement from Aaron Copland's The Tender Land; St. Lawrence Suite by Morton Gould; and Lassus Trombone by Henry Fillmore. Listen for some well known college fight songs in Charles Ives's March Intercollegiate, hum along to some popular American folk songs in Daniel Kallman's An American Tapestry, and tap your toes to Steven Reineke's Main Street Celebration. The band will also be performing what are sure to be new classics: A Movement for Rosa, Mark Camphouse's tribute to Rosa Parks and Lux Aurumque (Light and Gold) by Eric Whitacre.

The concert was on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 3:00 pm at the Reading Performing Arts Center, 62 Oakland Street in Reading, Massachusetts. Admission is free! The Reading Performing Arts Center is handicapped accessible.

 

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The Middlesex Concert Band of Wakefield, Massachusetts plays traditional and contemporary wind ensemble music, marches, big band sounds, folk tunes and music from Broadway and Hollywood. From September to May, the Middlesex Concert Band presents a series of pops and holiday concerts with the Wakefield Choral Society. During the summer months, the band can be heard playing traditional outdoor concerts in town parks and commons throughout the region. Middlesex Concert Band is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization made up of more than 60 volunteer musicians. For more information about the band, visit www.MCBconcertband.org The band is led by conductor, Mark E. Olson. An active trumpeter, Mr. Olson is also the assistant Director of Bands at Harvard University where he conducts the Harvard Wind Ensemble, The Sunday Jazz Band and serves as advisor to the Harvard University Band.

PRESS CONTACT: press@mcbconcertband.org
P.O. Box 128; Wakefield, MA 01880 www.mcbconcertband.org

 

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