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Brass Chamber Ensemble Concert

Event Date:  March 6, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm The Naval Academy Band’s Brass Quintet will be performing for the Lenten Concert Series at Hampden United Methodist Church in Baltimore. The program includes Morning Music by David Sampson, Fire Dance by Anthony DiLorenzo, English Folk Song Suite by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Suite no. 7 by Johann Hermann Schein, and Paul Hindemith’s Andante from Symphonic Metamorphosis. This performance is free and open to the public with no tickets required. For more information on this and other performances, please visit the band’s facebook page at www.facebook.com/USNABand . Location Hampden United Methodist Church 3449 Falls Road Baltimore, MD 21211 United States See map: Google Maps

Wind Ensemble Concert - Naval Academy Band

Event Date:  April 12, 2013 - 7:30pm The Naval Academy Band performs its annual Side-By-Side Concert on Friday, April 12 at Severna Park High School. Students from Anne Arundel County will perform “side-by-side” with the members of the Naval Academy Band, in a program that will include Children’s March by Percy Grainger, Armenian Dances by Alfred Reed, and The Free Lance March and Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa. Chief Musician Lynda Dembowski will be the featured clarinet soloist, performing the Rondo from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto. Location Severna Park High School 60 Robinson Road Severna Park, MD 21146 United States See map: Google Maps

The Figaro Project presents: Mr. Figaro goes to Broadway (encore performance!)

Event Date:  March 23, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm Join members of Baltimore's The Figaro Project for an encore performance of this entertaining Broadway cabaret, featuring songs from West Side Story, Carousel, Kiss Me Kate, Brigadoon, Candide, Guys and Dolls, and more! With soprano Kimberly Christie, soprano Caitlin Vincent, tenor Andrew Spady, baritone Nathan Wyatt, and pianist Ta-Wei Tsai. Call 410-752-4515 for reservations or visit www.thefigaroproject.com. Location Germano's Trattoria 300 South High Street Baltimore, MD 21202 United States See map: Google Maps

Wind Ensemble Concert - Naval Academy Band

Event Date:  March 28, 2013 - 7:00pm The Naval Academy Band Wind Ensemble will perform on Thursday, March 28 at 7:00 p.m. at the Bowie Center for the Performing Arts. The Wind Ensemble, conducted by Lieutenant Commander Bruce McDonald, will present a program entitled 'Old and New' which will feature music from the baroque to the twentieth century. The concert will include Giovanni Gabrieli’s Sonata XVIII arranged by Musician First Class Christopher Buchanan, Toccata Marziale by Ralph Vaughn Williams, March, Op. 99 by Sergei Prokofiev, El Salon Mexico by Aaron Copland, and Short Ride in a Fast Machine by John Adams. Location Bowie Center for Performing Arts 15200 Annapolis Road Bowie, MD 20715 United States See map: Google Maps

Wind Ensemble Concert - Naval Academy Band

Event Date:  February 23, 2013 - 9:00am The Naval Academy Band Wind Ensemble, conducted by Lieutenant Commander Bruce McDonald will present a program on February 23 at 9 am at the Baltimore Convention Center. The program, entitled 'Old and New', will feature music from the baroque to the twentieth century. The concert will include Giovanni Gabrieli’s Sonata XVIII arranged by Musician First Class Christopher Buchanan, Toccata Marziale by Ralph Vaugh Williams, March, Op. 99 by Sergei Prokofiev, and El Salon Mexico by Aaron Copland. Location Baltimore Convention Center - MMEA 1 W Pratt Street Baltimore, MD 21201 United States See map: Google Maps

Wind Ensemble Concert - Naval Academy Band

Event Date:  March 14, 2013 - 7:30pm The Naval Academy Band Wind Ensemble will present a concert at Old Mill High School in Millersville, MD. Lieutenant Commander Bruce McDonald and Ensign Patrick Hill will conduct a program to include Aegean Festival Overture by Andreas Makris, Masque by Kenneth Hesketh, Irish Tune from County Derry and Shepherd’s Hey by Percy Grainger, as well as marches by John Philip Sousa. Master Chief Musician Butch Rodak is the featured soloist, performing Kol Nidrei by Max Bruch on alto saxophone. This concert is free and open to the public with no tickets required. Location Old Mill High School 600 Patriot Lane Millersville, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Next Wave Jazz Ensemble Concert - Naval Academy Band

Event Date:  February 5, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm The Naval Academy Band's Next Wave Jazz Ensemble will perform at Georgetown University’s Davis Center on Tuesday, February 5 at 7:30 p.m. Led by Chief Musician Joe McCarthy on drums, “Next Wave” has achieved national notoriety as one of the Navy’s two premier big bands, with its edgy, fearless, and impeccable interpretations of the most demanding repertoire written for today’s jazz ensembles. This concert is free and open to the public with no tickets required. The Davis Center is located at 37th and O Streets, NW in Washington DC. Location Davis Center, Georgetown University 37th and O Street Washington, DC 20007 United States See map: Google Maps

Wind Ensemble Concert - Naval Academy Band

Event Date:  February 7, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm The Naval Academy Band will return to Severn, MD to perform at the Kerr Center for the Arts on Thursday, February 7 at 7:00 p.m. Lieutenant Commander Bruce McDonald will conduct a program of well-known works for the medium, including Lincolnshire Posy by Percy Grainger, Memorial to Lidice by Bohuslav Martinu, Florentiner March by Julius Fucík, and Barnum and Bailey’s Favorite March, by Karl King, as well as a transcription from the orchestral repertoire of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Egmont Overture. Ensign Patrick Hill will conduct Four Scottish Dances by Malcolm Arnold. Location Kerr Center for the Arts, Annapolis Area Christian School 109 Burns Crossing Road Severn, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Wind Ensemble Concert - Naval Academy Band

Event Date:  January 31, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm The Naval Academy Band Wind Ensemble (formerly known as Concert Band) will kick off the 2013 concert season with a performance at Annapolis High School on Thursday, January 31 at 7:30 p.m. Location Annapolis High School 2700 Riva Road Annapolis, MD United States See map: Google Maps