Musical Notes

Band Rehearsals

All Band Members

Sunday Holiday Concert


1. Venue: The Connecticut Post Mall, 1201 Boston Post Road, Milford, CT


Park anywhere near Macy's. There's an Entrance 3 on the lower level on the LA Fitness side of Macy's (to the left, as you face Macy's from the Post Road). That entrance has double doors suitable for large equipment. Or, you can walk through Macy's if you're less burdened. We will be playing on the lower level by Santa.


2. Time: Please arrive at 3:15 for a 4:00 downbeat.


3. Formal Dress: white tops (NOT our uniform shirts), black bottoms. Men, wear ties. Festive accents are fine (fancy ties, Santa hats, reindeer antlers, Rudolph noses, whinnying horse-heads...)


4. Bring your folders!


5. Bring music stands!


There will be rehearsals on Monday, 12/11 and 12/18. The following 2 weeks are Christmas and New Year's Day. Banquet will be at Tavern on Main this year. Details to come.


See you there,

Ken


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Band Members

Please bring your band folder

or any music you have from 

last year to this rehearsal.

See you Monday!


All Band Rehearsal are

MONDAYS

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Bedford Middle School

88 North Avenue, Westport.


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~Updated December 9, 2017


WESTPORT COMMUNITY BAND CONTACT

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Webmaster - N. Jordan

WCB Holiday Concert

Sunday, December 10, 2017

WCB Holiday Concert


Connecticut Post Mall

1201 Boston Post Road

Milford, CT 06460


Arrive: 3:15


Performance: 4-5

Uniform: 

Formal-Men: black pants, white long sleeved shirt, dark tie. 

Women: black pants or skirt, white tops. 

Bring stands

Westport Community Band Holiday Concert

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The theme of sacrifice and service was also underscored by First Selectman Jim Marpe’s speech.


“Service above self; this is the motto of Rotary International, an organization to which I and others in this room belong,” Marpe said. “But these three words also define every person who has work the uniform of our great nation.


“All veterans everywhere, and our military men and women who are on duty now, have sacrificed and deserve our unending thanks for their solemn commitment, their commitment to preserving our democracy and our enduring freedoms,” he added.


Patriotic tunes by American composers filled the auditorium for a half-hour before the service, performed by the Westport Community Band directed by Sal LaRusso.


Some were joyful, others ethereal and introspective, a mood heightened by the placement of the Memorial Wreath below the stage.


What followed were the sounds of three shots from the Westport police honor guard, the clinks of brass casings outside, and the Westport Community Band’s playing of taps.