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.
The Huntsville Concert Band will perform at the 32nd Panoply Arts Festival on Friday, April 25, from 6:45 to 7:30 PM on the Valley Jubilee Stage.
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.
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.
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.
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
Sunday, December 7, 4:00 PM
Latham United Methodist Church
Tuesday, December 9, 7:00 PM
Small Ensembles Only (brass and woodwind ensembles)
Santa’s Village, Constitution Village of Huntsville. This is an outdoors, holiday venue.
Performance opening night of Huntsville Stars Baseball at the entrance to Joe Davis Stadium from 5:45 to 6:30.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Performance at Brookdale Place in Jones Valley, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony at Maple Hill Cemetery, Huntsville
Monday May 27, 2013
10:00 am – 12:15 pm
North East Corner
Over The Edge, Saturday June 15, 2013
Play: 11:00 – 11:45
Demonstration of instruments: 11:50 – 12:25 Play: 12:30 – 1:30
Location: The concert will be in the parking lot across from the old Huntsville Times Building..
Lowe Mill Gallery Tour, Thursday July 25 2013
Time: 5:00pm to 8:00pm (Playing two sets of music).
Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment
2211 Seminole Dr SW, Huntsville, Alabama
(256) 533-0399 www.lowemill.net
August 24 – Latham Methodist Church – Sue Urban’s Birthday Celebration and HCB mini concert.
Birthday bash kickoff is 2:00. After a few words by friends of Sue, the band will play for 30 minutes. After that time band members can party with Sue.
September 1st – Scottsboro’s Arts in the Park – Caldwell Park
The band is to show up at 2:30 and begin playing an hour-long concert at 3:00.
Logan Park Community Picnic
Sunday, October 20 at Kent Robertson Park located in South Huntsville. Call time is 12:30 with the concert beginning at 1:00.
November 10 – Veteran’s Day Concert at Latham United Methodist Church
November 11 – Veterans’ Day Parade, Huntsville Alabama.
Setup near the Veteran’s Memorial downtown.
Tuesday, December 3. This concert is for the residents of Brookdale Place.
Regency Retirement Village
Tuesday, December 10. This concert is for the residents of Regency.
Latham United Methodist Church
Tuesday, December 17. This concert is open to the public! Please come and bring a friend as we play both recent and favorite Christmas tunes!
HCB was honored again this year to be invited to perform at Santa’s Village. However, this venue does not facilitate a full concert band, so we have formed two ensembles: a Woodwind Ensemble and a Brass Ensemble to perform traditional Christmas music respectively.
Performance Dates: Saturday, December the 14th and Wednesday the 18th.
2012-Jun-19 (Tue) 6:30 p.m. Broadway Concert Brookdale Place at Jones Farm 2815 Carl T. Jones Drive Huntsville AL
Sidewalk Arts Stroll on June 21st.
6:00 PM Performance at the stairs on the north side of the courthouse, across from Sam and Greg’s Pizza and Gelato Shop.
2012-Jul-9 (Mon) 7:20 p.m. Concerts In The Park Big Spring Park Huntsville AL
2012-Sep-2 (Sun)*Cancelled due to inclement weather 3:00 p.m. First Monday Arts Sunday Caldwell Park Scottsboro AL
Saturday September 22, 2012 – Lillies of the Valley Time: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Location: Garden of Life – Meridian Street between Monroe and Cleveland Background: Teal Tunes and is an annual informal get-together to celebrate the lives of survivors of gynecological cancers and remember those who have lost their battle with cancer. (Teal is the ovarian cancer color, and we would be providing the tunes.)
Sunday October 21, Community Picnic at Logan Park 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Logan Park, Huntsville Alabama.
Sunday November 11 – Latham United Methodist Church Start: 3:00 p.m. Concert in main sanctuary. Latham UMC is located on Weatherly Road, Huntsville. FREE CONCERT – OPEN TO PUBLIC!
Monday November 12 – Veteran’s Day Ceremony 9:00 a.m. Outdoor concert located at Memorial Park, downtown Huntsville. Providing entertainment prior to ceremony preceding Veteran’s Day Parade.
November 26, 2012 and November 30, 2012 (Monday and Friday nights)
A Brass Ensemble performance at Santa’s Village.
December 16, 2012 (Sunday)
Redstone Villiage – Arrive 3:30 Begin playing at 4:00
Address: 11000 Turnmeyer DriveHuntsville, AL 35803
December 17, 2012
Brookdale Place at Jones Farm – Arrive 6:30 Begin Playing at 7:00