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PLEASE DONATE!

The band recently inherited 14 filing cabinets and about 80 tubs of music from our dearly departed former conductor, John Pickeral. We have had to rent storage space in Arlington, VA in order to vacate the premises of John’s former … Continue reading

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No Rehearsal Friday 10/7/16

We will have neither Swing nor Concert band rehearsals on Friday, October 7, 2016. We will have a library and administrative meeting on Friday, October 14 and will resume regular rehearsals on Friday, October 21 as we prepare for the … Continue reading

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Please Help the Band!!

Happy Spring2Action Day everyone! Please help us out and donate. There are prizes for the most unique donors and money raised. But what’s really important is that you’re helping the band with much needed funds so we can continue playing! … Continue reading

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Weather cancellation, Jan 22, 2016

Hi everyone: It’s shaping up to be some serious weather coming at us. Please be safe and stay in on Friday, we (the officers) will let you know about the rescheduled band meeting date, either January 29 or February 5. … Continue reading

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August-December 2015 Band Calendar

Date Downbeat Time Ensemble Venue City & State Event Friday, August 28, 2015 7:00 pm Swing Band; 8:00 pm Concert Band All Del Ray UMC Alexandria, VA All Rehearsals Resume Friday, September 04, 2015 Normal Rehearsals for those in town … Continue reading

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Market Square Concert

Free public concert at Beautiful Market Square, Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. 7:30 pm Friday, July 31, 2015. Maestro Jack Dusek. 1. Under the Big Tent, Ned Brill, Barnum & Bailey’s Bandmaster (1913) 2. Highlights from Frozen from Disney’s Animated Feature … Continue reading

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Market Square Concerts

Saturday afternoon, June 13, 2015, in Market Square, Old Town Alexandria, VA, see both of our featured groups at the Old Town Arts and Crafts Festival. The swing band plays at 3:30 and the concert band at 4:30. The swing … Continue reading

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May-June 2015

Friday, May 22, 2015, Rehearsals Canceled Saturday, June 06, 2015, 2:30-3:30 PM, Swing Band, Market Square, D-Day Commemoration Saturday, June 13, 2015; 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Swing Band; Market Square; Arts and Crafts Fair Saturday, June 13, 2015; 4:30-5:30 p.m.; Concert Band; … Continue reading

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Tchaikovsky, Capriccio Italien

Friday’s Concert Band rehearsal included the amazing Tchaikovsky’s Capriccio Italien, Op.45, Andante un poco rubato, at YouTube by the Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan,

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Fundraiser

Happy Spring2Action Day everyone! Please help us out and donate. There are prizes for the most unique donors and money raised. But what’s really important is that you’re helping the band with much needed funds so we can continue playing! … Continue reading

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