“A Season of Life”
The National Concert Band of America would like to share with you the ups and downs of the human condition. Come and join us for exciting and wondrous time as we, through music, share with you all life has to share.
Sunday, October 30, 2016 3:00 PM
To Dance: Get your feet moving and tapping as the National Concert Band of America begins their season with music with which to dance, with music as diverse as Gilbert & Sullivan turned into a ballet to modern classics for concert band by Persichetti and Reed. Purchase Tickets HERE
Sunday, December 4, 2016 3:00 PM
To Sing: Lend your voice to the sounds of the National Concert Band playing songs from around the world. We travel from Germany and Richard Strauss to America and Stephen Sondheim to show off beautiful music based in the world of song.
Sunday, February 12, 2017 3:00 PM
To Laugh: Everyone enjoys a good chuckle and we provide you with many opportunities to explore the laughter in our hearts. From the exuberance of Reed’s 4th Symphony to the delight of a Children’s March by Grainger you’ll leave with a smile in your heart.
Sunday, March 26, 2017 3:00 PM
To Cry: Many things over our lifetimes bring us to tears. Be they from the horrors of war as seen by Gould and his Suite from the TV mini-series “Holocaust” to the tears of pride in remembering our great President Lincoln in his portrait by Copland.
Sunday, May 7, 2017 3:00 PM
To Remember: There are many things to remember in our past and the NCBA will take you back to those important and profound events. From the tragedy of the “date that will live in infamy” to the devastation of 9/11 we will remember and honor those who have fallen as well as those who persevered.
All performances will be held at Carl Sandburg Middle School, 8428 Fort Hunt Road Alexandria, VA 22308. Directions can be found HERE
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