3 SUMMER CONCERTS CLOSE 40TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON

The National Concert Band of America will close its 40th Anniversary Concert Season with three performances as listed below:

Fort Hunt Park (Mt. Vernon Area) on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 7 PM.

Fort Hunt Park, 8999 Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria, VA 22308

Phone number: 202.439.7325

www.nps.gov/gwmp/planyourvisit/forthunt.htm

For directions go to above web page and scroll down to “Directions”

Workhouse Arts Center (Lorton) on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 7 PM

Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton, VA 22079

Phone number:  703.584.2900

www.workhousearts.org

For directions go to above web page, scroll down to “Hours & Directions” and click

on “Directions”

The program for both concerts will feature marches by Karl King entitled “Invictus” and John Philip Sousa’s “Fairest of the Fair.” Also featured will be “Overture to Candide” by Leonard Bernstein, the second movement from Howard Hanson’s Symphony No. 2 “Romantic” and James Barnes’ arrangement of music from “The Wizard of Oz.” Also included will be music from “The Sound of Music” in an arrangement by Robert Russell Bennett. Our featured soloist will be Michael Brooke performing the Euphonium solo Largo al Factotum (from “The Barber of Seville”) in an arrangement by Geoffrey Brand.

At every National Concert Band of America concert we close our programs with “Armed Forces Salute” arranged by Bob Lowden – paying tribute to ALL VETERANS, past, present and future, followed by our signature song – “This Is My Country.”

Mount Vernon on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at Noon

Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, VA 22309

Directions and Information can be found at:  www.mountvernon.org.

Every July 4th The National Concert Band performs at Noon a concert for the newley

naturaliuzed citizens of the United States of America. The program will feature

selections from the above listed program with other patriotic numbers added.