195th Army Band’s Concert Band Brings the Gift of Music to The Grand!
ELLSWORTH – On Sunday, December 3rd, at 2 pm, The Grand presents, live on the Stanley Subaru Stage, the return of the renowned 195th Army Band’s Concert Band, this time playing “Songs of the Season”. Admissions for this live music event are free. The Ellsworth American is a proud media sponsor for this wonderful event.
Experience a group of 30 Army Reserve musicians who come from various backgrounds and hometowns across Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts showcasing a performance repertoire ranging from military marches to significant wind band works, Broadway medleys, and popular tunes, as well as featuring soloists from within the band and performing compositions by area composers and arrangers! Anything else… wouldn’t be Grand!
The concert band, carrying on a proud tradition of military bands past and present by presenting free patriotic public performances, maintains an active performance schedule as they play around the state at numerous military and civilian functions. Aside from their two-member full-time administrative team, all of the members are part-time Army National Guard soldiers who have other full-time occupations, ranging from teachers and retail business managers to college students, a nurse, a physical therapist, and other occupations. The members all set aside their professional and personal lives for one weekend each month and 2 weeks in the summer to put on the Army uniform and become Army musicians. And now they return to The Grand, bringing their professional military musicality for a very special free Holiday concert on Sunday, December 3rd, at 2 pm!
For more information on this or other Grand events please call the box office at 207-667-9500 or visit The Grand website at www.grandonline.org or follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Grand-Auditorium/112755987339