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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
P.O. Box 128; Wakefield, MA 01880 www.mcbconcertband.org