Performances in 2014

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 January 2015

HCB 50th Anniversary Concert

 

The Huntsville Concert Band will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a concert in the Lee High School Auditorium on Sunday, March 16, at 3:00 PM.

 

Under the direction of Marsha Asquith, the Band will perform concert band classics by Ralph Vaughan Williams and William Schuman, a 2013 work by American composer Samuel Hazo, and transcriptions of Dvořák's Slavonic Dance Op. 46 No. 8 and the John Williams soundtrack to The Cowboy and the Girl, as well as a medley of classic songs as interpreted by Michael Bublé. Huntsville's own Dr. Daniel Hornstein will be the featured euphonium soloist in Jean Baptiste Arban's Fantasie, Theme and Variations on The Carnival of Venice.

 

There is no admission charge, and tickets are not required. A reception will follow in the auditorium lobby. 

 

 

 

This program has been made possible by a 2014 Arts & Cultural Grant funded by the City of Huntsville.

 

Panoply

The Huntsville Concert Band will perform at the 32nd Panoply Arts Festival 

http://www.artshuntsville.org/our-programs/panoply-arts-festival

on Friday, April 25, from 6:45 to 7:30 PM on the Valley Jubilee Stage.

http://www.artshuntsville.org/our-programs/panoply-arts-festival/performance-stages

Under the direction of Marsha Asquith, the Band will perform a variety of music for concert band, including medleys of familiar tunes composed by John Williams and sung by Michael Bublé, marches from England and Germany, Dvořák's Slavonic Dance No. 8 and Rimsky-Korsakoff's Procession of the Nobles, and a 2012 work by American composer Richard L. Saucedo -- and for everyone who saw Saving Mr. Banks, highlights from the original Mary Poppins movie! 

 

The Panoply Arts Festival is a production of The Arts Council.

http://www.artshuntsville.org/

 

 

Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 26, 10:30 AM

Maple Hill Cemetery

 

Concerts In The Park

Monday, July 7, 201 at 6:30 pm.

Concert located at the stage on the rear of the Huntsville Museum of Art adjoining Big Spring Park.

 

Brookdale Place

Tuesday, July 29. Call time is 6:30 pm. Performance from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the auditorium past the reception desk and lunchroom. 

Performers must bring chairs, stands, and folders. Attire is blue band shirts and khakis pants. 

 

Art in the Park, Scottsboro

Sunday, August 31, 3:00 PM

King Caldwell Park, Scottsboro

 

Chaffee Community Picnic

Sunday, October 19, 1:00 PM

Kent Robertson Park (Logan Park), Huntsville

 

Halloween Hauntcert at Sci-Quest's Spooktacular Science Family Halloween Party

Saturday, October 25 at 3:00 PM

From the Arts Council's website:

"The Huntsville Concert Band is coming to Sci-Quest's Spooktacular Science Family Halloween Party! The Band will play a Hauntcert of spooky sounds to get you in the Halloween spirit. 

Come to Sci-Quest before the Hauntcert and try your hand at making your own musical instruments. Then bring them to the Hauntcert and play along with the Band! After the concert, the musicians will show you how their instruments work. We will even have some instruments for you to try."

 

Joint Concert with AMC Band

Friday, November 7 at 7:30 PM

Thurber Arts Center, Randolph School, Garth Campus

The Huntsville Concert Band, under the direction of Marsha Asquith, and the U.S. Army Materiel Command Concert Band, under the direction of Chief Warrant Officer Four Jesse O. Pascua, will present a joint concert on Saturday, November 8, at 7:30 PM, in the Thurber Arts Center of Randolph School's Garth Campus, 4915 Garth Road, Huntsville 35802. The Bands will perform a variety of selections for all ages and musical tastes, from marches to medleys, Gustav Holst to Morton Gould, and Spider-Man to Celtic Woman. There is no admission charge, and no tickets are required. 

 

Veterans Day Parade

Tuesday, November 11, 10:30 AM

Veterans Memorial, downtown Huntsville

 

Christmas Concert 

Sunday, December 7, 4:00 PM

Latham United Methodist Church

 

Christmas Concert

Tuesday, December 9, 7:00 PM

Brookdale Place

 

Small Ensembles Only (brass and woodwind ensembles)

Santa's Village, Constitution Village of Huntsville. This is an outdoors, holiday venue.

  • Saturday evening, December 13
  • Sunday evening, December 14
  • Sunday evening, December 21

Great Band Music on the Air

Great band music is on-the-air in the Metro Hunstville area!

Tune in to WLRH 89.3 FM each Saturday at 1:00 PM for a full hour of great band music as John Hightower hosts Brass, Reeds, and Percussion.

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