The Concord Band will present its “Holiday Pops Concerts” on Dec. 9 and 10, 2016, 8 PM, at 51 Walden/The Performing Arts Center in Concord, MA. This will be the 40th year that the Band will perform what has become an enjoyable and festive holiday tradition in the Concord area. The Band will be led by both Music Director James O’Dell and Assistant Conductor Steven Barbas.
For Pops reservations, you can:
- On line: Visit Ticketstage.com, click on the “Select Performance” button and select the date that you want. Note that there is no surcharge for purchasing your tickets online, so we are encouraging you to take advantage of this service.
- Send a check in the amount of $25 per ticket ($15 for children 12 and under), made out to “The Concord Band”, to the address at the top of the page. Be sure to specify which night, include your phone number for confirmation, and enclose an SASE if you would like the tickets mailed to you rather than picking them up at the concert.
- Leave a voice message at the phone number at the top of the page. Be sure to specify how many tickets and which night, and leave your name and phone number for confirmation.
- Send email toConcord Band reservations. Be sure to specify how many tickets and which night, and include your name, email address and phone number for confirmation.
If you place your reservations by phone or email, you MUST still mail a check in order to hold the seats. You may also include an SASE in order to receive your tickets before the night of the concert. Any unpaid tickets will be subject to re-sale at the door on the night of the concert.
Overture to a Winter Festival……….James Curnow
Fugue a la Gigue……….arr. Gustav Holst
Suite on Celtic Folk Songs……….Tomohiro Tatebe
Heaven’s Light……….Steven Reineke
(Steven Barbas, assistant conductor)
Rhapsody for Hanukkah……….Stephen Bulla
— Intermission —
Bugler’s Holiday……….Leroy Anderson
Charlie Brown Christmas……….Vince Guaraldi
Home for Christmas……….arr. John Higgins
The Christmas Song……….Mel Torme, Robert Wells
*John Rabinowitz, saxophone
Santa’s Stroll music performed by the Concord Band Jazz Combo
Great Songs of Christmas……….arr. Robert Lowden
Sleigh Ride……….Leroy Anderson
Auld Lang Syne……….arr. William Toland