Summer band concert series begins
TRAVERSE CITY — The NMC Concert Band's annual free outdoor summer concert series features four performances of music with American roots. Bring a lawn chair for a toe-tapping good time:
- June 27 - on the lawn of the Music House Museum in Acme, 7:30 p.m.
- July 1 - National Cherry Festival’s Heroes Day celebration. 12:30 p.m. at the Cherry Blast stage.
- July 18 - Hull Park, on the shores of Boardman Lake, 7:30 p.m.
- August 1 - Grand Traverse Pavilions, 7 p.m.
Musical selections will include a “Musical Tribute to George Gershwin,” “Beguine for Band” by Michigan composer Glenn Osser, excerpts from “The Music Man,” several marches, and patriotic selections.
The NMC Concert Band was formed in 1973 and now includes 50 members. It is comprised of young, energetic high school and college students learning side-by-side with experienced adults. The summer concert series is under the direction of John Beery.
Release date: June 4, 2013
For more information
Director, NMC Music Programs