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Music Celebrations International Presents  2020 John Philip Sousa Band Festival

Music Celebrations International Presents  2020 John Philip Sousa Band Festival

Sunday, March 15, 2020 2:00 PM

A Music Festival tribute to Bandmaster and Composer, John Philip Sousa, “The March King,” featuring four award-winning Wind Bands from throughout the United States!
This is a FREE event; please see ticket details below.

Run Time

Approx. 2-1/2 hours

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Music Celebrations international presents
2020 John Philip Sousa Band Festival


A Music Festival tribute to Bandmaster and Composer, John Philip Sousa, “The March King,” featuring four award-winning Wind Bands from throughout the United States. Enjoy toe-tapping tunes by Sousa among works by Grainger, Maslanka, Bernstein, Sousa, and more!

Participating Ensembles to be announced at a later date.
Grainger  |  Irish Tune from County Derry
Maslanka  |  "Give Us This Day"
Shostakovich  |  Festive Overture, Op. 96
Hanson  |  Triumphal Ode
Bernstein  |  Overture to Candide
                 |  Slava!

Sousa  |  The Washington Post March
            |  The Thunderer March
            |  Manhattan Beach MArch

PLUS MORE!!!

Performance Timing: Part One - 65 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 60 min.

NOTE: This is a free event and tickets are required. Tickets will be available from the Presenter Only beginning Thursday, Dec. 5. For further information and to reserve tickets, please contact Music Celebrations International at (800) 395-2036 or click here.

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