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Museum Hosts Free USAF Colonial Brass Concert - Guaranteed to Please!

Colonial Brass Web pic The United States Air Force Band of Liberty's Colonial Brass Quintet will be in concert at the National Heritage Museum Saturday, February 5 at 2 pm. 

The program will present music from 19th-century Italy, elegant classics, bebop, and toe-tapping march tunes. Composers range from Rossini and Prokofiev to Dizzy Gillespie and George Gershwin.  Tickets are free, but required. To reserve tickets, drop by the front desk during Museum business hours or call (781) 861-6559, ext. 4101.

Concert program:

L’italiana in Algeri                                 Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868)

Spanish Waltz                                        G.H. Green (1892-1939)

Suite from “Lieutenant Kije”                  Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)

The Circus Bee March                             Henry Fillmore (1881-1958)

Chromatic Foxtrot                                 G.H. Green (1892-1939)

An American in Paris                              George Gershwin (1898-1937)

Con Alma                                              Dizzie Gillespie (1917-1993)

The Colonial Brass features talented musicians with extensive experience in civilian and military bands and orchestras throughout the United States and abroad. The ensemble utilizes a wide variety of music to entertain audiences of all ages. They have appeared at prestigious venues such as Tanglewood, MENC (Music Educators National Conference), and the New York Brass Conference. The creativity and professionalism of the Colonial Brass inspires audiences wherever they perform.The Colonial Brass features talented musicians with extensive experience in civilian and military bands and orchestras throughout the United States and abroad. The ensemble utilizes a wide variety of music to entertain audiences of all ages. They have appeared at prestigious venues such as Tanglewood, MENC (Music Educators National Conference), and the New York Brass Conference. The creativity and professionalism of the Colonial Brass inspires audiences wherever they perform.

Coming soon - The NTRAK Model Train Show on Saturday, Feb. 19 and Sunday, Feb. 20th. Mark you calendars!

Photo credit: Courtesy of the USAF Band of Liberty's Colonial Brass

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