Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Contest time! Win free tickets to the Capitol Pride Symphonic Band

Here's a cool opportunity to get some free tickets to DC's Different Drummers! What's your favorite classical music piece? Email newcolumbiaheights(at)gmail(dot)com with your answer, and I'll randomly choose somebody to get 4 tickets! Reply by Friday!

Capitol Pride Symphonic Band and Capitol Pride Winds present American Salute! 

D.C.'s Different Drummers Capitol Pride Symphonic Band (CPSB) has been preparing a fabulous fall concert, American Salute!, which will be held at 7:30pm on Saturday, November 17th

Buy your tickets today at our online store! Children 12 and under are free.

Our conductor, Joe Bello, along with the band, have a truly special evening of music planned for Saturday, November 17th. The concert will be performed at the Columbia Heights Education Campus Auditorium (3101 16th Street NW).

American Salute! will feature pieces by famous American Composers, from Bernstein to Copland, Maslanka and many more. 

We are very happy to host special guest conductor, Travis Cross - Director of Bands at Virginia Tech. In addition, we will feature three incredible guest soloists - two instrumentalists and a bass vocalist, Michael Dane.

Following this performance, the band will prepare for our concert for the Maryland Music Educator's Association Conference in Baltimore Maryland on Saturday, February 23rd, 2013. The performance will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center, and our theme will be Citiscapes.

On March 23rd, 2013, at 7:30pm, the band will perform our spring concert, A Space Odyssey at the Columbia Heights Education Campus Auditorium.

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