SUMMER CONCERT IN THE PARK PROGRAMS FOR 2019

Now that our “Concert In The Park” subscription series for 2018-2019 has concluded, it’s time to look forward to our 2019 Summer “Concert In The Park” series at the following venues:

  1. Sunday – June 2, 2019 at Fort Hunt Park beginning at 7 PM. Fort Hunt Park is located off of Mount Vernon Highway as you are driving to Mount Vernon in Virginia.
  2. Friday and Saturday night – June 28th and 29th, 2019 at Mount Vernon, both concerts beginning at 7:45 PM.
  3. Wednesday – July 3rd, 2019 at Mason District Park in Virginia beginning at 7:30 PM.
  4. Thursday – July 4th, 2019 at Mount Vernon, Virginia beginning at 12 Noon.

The programs for each of these performances will be varied, chosen from the following selections:

The Silver Quill March – Nestico

Rejouissance – Curnow

Civil War Fantasy – Bilik

The Klaxon March – Fillmore

That’s Entertainment – Barker

Colonel Bogey March – Alford (An audience participation number!)

Star Spangled Spectacular – Cacavas

Bugler’s Holiday – anderson

Parade of The Tall Ships – Chattaway

Victory At Sea – Robert Russell Bennett

Zacatecus March – Thurston

American Salute – Gould

God Bless The USA – Holmes

America The Beautiful – Dragon

Chorale And Shaker Dance – Zdechlik

The Earle of Oxford March (from the William Byrd Suite) – Jacob

As in every National Concert Band performance we conclude our program with “Armed Forces Medley” in which we salute all veterans, past and present, of our armed forces. This is always followed by our signature song...”This Is My Country.”

And there is always room in the program for “The Stars and Stripes Forever” by Sousa.

Hopefully there are some of your favorites in the program selections as listed above. We hope to see you at one or more of our summer “Concert in The Park” series.

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Announcements

Musicians Needed

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:  nationalconcertband@gmail.com for more information.


Become a Contributing Member

The National Concert Band of America invites you to become a contributing member of our organization. Band projects and programs are supported by dues and contributions from musician members and contributions from individuals, businesses, and foundations. Your contribution will support the band’s mission to promote the traditions of the American concert band through masterful performances. Tax-deductible contributions may be made at the following levels:

  • Largo Level $25.00 to $49.00
  • Adagio Level $50.00 to $99.00
  • Andante Level $100.00 to $249.00
  • Allegretto Level $250.00 to $499.00
  • Allegro Level $500.00 to $999.00
  • Vivace Level $1000.00 to $4999.00
  • Presto Level $5000 or more

Contributions may be mailed to:
National Concert Band of America
Susan Dexter, Treasurer
P.O. Box 4423
Alexandria, VA 22303

or made online at:
https://www.spring2action.org/organizations/the-national-concert-band-of-america