Category Archives: Community

Friday 6 July Rehearsal – Lee Center

Friday’s rehearsal will be at the Lee Center in Old Town Alexandria. Bring a stand if you have one because there are no stands at the center. Swing band at 7pm. Concert band from 8-10pm. Head into the main building, … Continue reading

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CANCELED: Alexandria Birthday Celebration Concert 7 July

Mother Nature just isn’t giving us a break this Summer. Due to the predicted weather forecast being in the triple digits, the band is canceling our appearance at the Alexandria Birthday Celebration on Saturday, July 7th. We are sorry to … Continue reading

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Charlottesville schedule (June 30, 2012)

1:40 meet at assembly area 1:55 move to warmup area 2:10 warmup & tune 2:25 move to stage 2:40 performance 3:25 return to warmup area/pack up

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Location-Charlottesville Community Band Festival (June 30, 2012)

Charlottesville nTelos Wireless Pavilion, Downtown Mall, Charlottesville, VA http://www.thenteloswirelesspavilion.com/ (map)

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CANCELED – 22 June Concert

CANCELED!! Tonight’s concert due to impending weather. Lightening and tubas don’t mix. Catch us next month on July 13th at 7:30 in Market Square in Old Town Alexandria, VA. There is NO rehearsal tonight at Minnie Howard instead as the … Continue reading

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A HOT Time in Old Town Tonight

Watch this space! The ACB is scheduled to play a concert this Friday (6/22) at Market Square in Old Town Alexandria at 7:30 BUT there is currently a 55% chance of rain. Keep an eye on here and on our … Continue reading

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An Astronomical March

Washington DC Native, John Phillips Sousa, wrote marches for all occasions, including astronomical events. In 1883, Sousa wrote a march of commemorate the 1882 Transit of Venus. Sit back and listen to this peppy march as you watch a webcast … Continue reading

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Summer Concert Series

This Friday, June 8th, the ACB kicks off its Summer Concert Series at Market Square in Old Town Alexandria. Come out at 7:30 and hear some old favorites and some new tunes. The weather should be great!

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Spring Break!

The band is on Spring Break for the next two weeks! There will be no rehearsals on March 30th and April 6th as the school will be closed. Keep practicing and we’ll see you back on April 13th.

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How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?

Like the old adage goes, you get to Carnegie Hall by practicing. But research has shown in this article in Time magazine┬áthat it’s not how much you practice but HOW you practice that makes the difference. Play an instrument? Don’t … Continue reading

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