: The Nashoba Symphonic Band is pleased to announce its concert schedule for the 2023-2024 season. All concerts will take place in the auditorium of Nashoba Regional High School. Admission is free and open to the public.
October 29, 3pm: “Vive la France”
including Scenes from “The Louvre”
by Norman Dello Joio, Johann de Meij's setting of Ravel's Pavane Pour Infante Defunte
, and the glittering Paris Sketches
by Martin Ellerby, as well as music by Paul Dukas and Louis Ganne, and perhaps a Can-Can.
February 10, 2pm: “On Land and Sea” featuring Variations on a Shaker Tune
by Aaron Copland, Morton Gould's classic Jericho Rhapsody
, and Of Sailors and Whaling
, a suite of tone poems based on themes from Melvilles's Moby Dick
, by W. Francis McBeth, as well as marches by Henry Fillmore and John Klohr.
May 5, 3pm: “Symphonic Band Originals”
including Vincent Persichetti's Symphony No.6
and the suite of Symphonic Songs
by Robert Russell Bennett, as well as music by Robert Sheldon and W.P. English.
June 13, 7:30pm: “Across the Pond” featuring Elgar's Pomp and Circumstance March No.1, English Folk Song Suite
by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Knightsbridge March
by Eric Coates, and solos by our graduation Senior members.
The Nashoba Symphonic Band welcomes new players at the beginning of each season and at the rehearsal following each concert. There are no auditions, but adult membership is limited to a certain number within each section. Students (grade 8 and above) are required to present a recommendation from their school music director or private instructor. The band currently has openings for section horn, 1 tuba and percussionist with strong snare skills. Those wishing to become members on these or other instruments, or needing further information should contact the conductor/music director, David Bailey (firstname.lastname@example.org
) OR Joe McCarthy, Nashoba Regional High School Instrumental Director (email@example.com
Rehearsals of Nashoba Symphonic Band are held on Thursdays from 7-9pm on the stage of the Nashoba Regional High School, about a mile west of town center. First rehearsal will take place on August 31 at 7pm with annual registration beginning at 6pm.