AN INVITATION TO PLAYERS TO PERFORM!
The Cape Ann Community Band Presents:
“Music for a Summer Evening”
Sunday, August 20, 2017, at the Antonio Gentile Bandstand
Stage Fort Park, Gloucester, 7pm, (Rain date Wednesday, August 23, 7pm)
Sponsored by Bank Gloucester
David Benjamin, Director of the Cape Ann Community Band invites local musicians to participate in an exciting program of concert band music. The band will rehearse for six weeks beginning on Monday, July 10, at 7pm at the Gloucester American Legion Hall, 8 Washington St., Gloucester.
The program will include concert band music classic and contemporary; in many styles. Players are asked to commit to at least four of our six rehearsals, including the final two rehearsals on August 7 and 14. The program is geared toward young and more experienced players. Families are encouraged to participate as well as former school band classmates. The music represents varying levels of ability; there’s something for everyone. Players will need their own instruments and music stand. Percussion equipment and some stands are provided.
Once again the band is proudly sponsored by Bank Gloucester. Patrick Thorpe, bank president, says “We love this group. They represent the whole of our Cape Ann Community and they always play a terrific program. We’re glad to help.”
Director Benjamin echoes Thorpe’s excitement. “We’ve always had a lot of fun preparing our concerts. It’s a supportive mood at our rehearsals. Everyone is learning and enjoying the company of fellow musicians.”
For information please contact David Benjamin at 978-281-0543 or by email at David@DavidLBenjamin.com
Cape Ann Community Band
Summer Concert at Gentile Bandstand (Stage Fort Park)
Sunday, August 21, 2016 @7pm
The Cape Ann Community Band under the direction of David Benjamin, plays their annual summer concert, on Sunday, August 21, 2016, at 7pm at the at the Antonio Gentile Bandstand, Stage Fort Park, Hough Avenue, Gloucester MA. The concert theme is “The Sea Around Us”. The program features nautical music including Victory at Sea and South Pacific. Local soloists David Oliver (tuba) and Dana Cohen (trombone) will also be featured. The concert is sponsored by Bank Gloucester. The band is comprised of Cape Ann musicians, young and old, who come together for six weeks of rehearsal; culminating in the August concert.
This will be the seventh of eight concerts held at the bandstand this summer. This year is the thirtieth anniversary season of these free concerts in the park. Large audiences continue to attend and listen in this picturesque setting overlooking Gloucester’s outer harbor.
The concert is free to the public. Parking is free and the venue and rest rooms are wheelchair-accessible. Bring a blanket or chair and perhaps picnic dinner. The rain date is Wednesday, August 24. For further information please visit DavidLBenjamin.com or call 978-281-0543
For immediate release: Cape Ann Community Band Seeks Players
Contact: David Benjamin 978-281-0543 David@DavidLBenjamin.com
The Cape Ann Community Band is seeking players for their concert on August 21, 2016. The band is playing a nautically themed concert, “The Sea Around Us”. Rehearsals are held every Monday evening, at 7pm, at the American Legion Hall, 8 Washington Street, Gloucester. All are welcome. The band is especially in need of flutes, clarinet and saxophone players. Percussionists are also encouraged to attend. The rain date for the Stage Fort Park concert is Wednesday, August 24. For more information please contact David Benjamin, 978-281-0543 or David@DavidLBenjamin.com
Cape Ann Community Band “A Night In Italy”
Sunday, August 16, 7pm
Antonio Gentile Band Stand, Stage Fort Park, Gloucester.Featured vocalists Kathleen Adams and Michael Pallazola singing Italian songs.
See Program Here
It is Cape Ann Community Band and North Shore Pipe Band concert tonight at the Stage Fort Park bandstand, at 7pm.