December 10, 2017, “A Star Wars Holiday”

Under the direction of our Music Director Mark V. Deal, come listen to the sounds of the National Concert Band of America performing a program entitled “A Star Wars Holiday”  Selections include:

  • “A Christmas Festival” by Leroy Anderson
  • “Russian Christmas Music” By Alfred Reed
  • “Gesu Bambino” by Pietro Yon in an arrangement by Mark Rogers
  • “Star Wars Medley” by John Williams in an arrangement by James H. Burden
  • “12 Days of Christmas” arranged for Brass Ensemble by Holcombe
  • “A Rhapsody on Christmas Carols” by Claude T. Smith
  • “Sleigh Ride” by Leroy Anderson

At the conclusion of every performance it is our pride and privilege to recognize and thank for their service those veterans of the Armed Forces and their families with Bob Lowden’s “Armed Forces Salute”, followed by our signature song “This Is My Country”.

Our concert is Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 3:00 PM at Carl Sandburg Middle School, Alexandria, VA

Future 2018 Season Performances include:

Sunday, March 11th, 2018 “Wind Band Classics”

Sunday, May 6th, 2018 “Americana”

All concerts are at 3:00 PM and there is no charge of admission (however, donations are always welcome!)

The National Concert Band of America has immediate vacancies for well-qualified musicians on the following instruments:

  • Bb Clarinet (all parts)
  • Bass Clarinet
  • Trumpet
  • French Horn
  • Euphonium
  • Tuba
  • Percussion

Some instruments have vacancies for Principal players.

Rehearsals are Monday evenings in the Northern Virginia area. The NCBA performs 4 subscription season concerts plus 5-6 summer “Pops” style concerts between Memorial Day and mid-July.

Interested musicians should reach out to us at: for more information.


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