Maryland Community Band: An All-American Salute

Maryland Community Band

An All-American Salute
Thursday, September 11, 2014 . 7:30-8:30PM
Principal People: 

Conductor John E. Wakefield

Soprano Millicent Scarlett

Saxophone Chris Vadala

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Music-making is everywhere. The Maryland Community Band brings together talented students, faculty, alumni and, of course, community members, for an exceptional evening of American music that is both a celebration of creativity as well as a musical remembrance of 9/11.


  • National Emblem March — E.E. Bagley
  • A Copland Portrait — arr. Clare Grundman
  • Rumba — Maurice Whitney
  • Persuasion — Sammy Nestico, featuring Chris Vadala, saxophone
  • 76 Trombones from The Music Man — Meridith Wilson, arr. Leroy Anderson
  • Bugler's Holiday — Leroy Anderson, featuring the trumpet section
  • Midway March from the movie Midway — John Williams, arr. John Moss
  • The music of George Gershwin, featuring Millicent Scarlett, soprano:
    • Strike Up the Band — arr. Warren Barker
    • Summertime from Porgy and Bess — arr. Donald Hunsberger
    • Embraceable You — arr. Warren Barker
    • They Can't Take That Away From Me — arr. Warren Barker
  • America the Beautiful — arr. Carmen Dragon
  • The Stars and Stripes Forever March — John Philip Souza