Maryland Community Band: A Salute to American Composers
Maryland Community Band
Under the direction of School of Music alumnus Bill Sturgis, the Maryland Community Band (MCB) returns to NextNOW Fest with an exciting program of all-American music, from Sousa to Ellington and beyond.
MCB members include University of Maryland Alumni, campus faculty and staff, area school music teachers, and adults from the greater Washington/Baltimore community.
- West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein, arranged by Jay Bocook
- The Hounds of Spring by Alfred Reed
- Second American Folk Rhapsody by Clare Grundman
- American Barndance by Richard Saucedo
- The Washington Post March by JP Sousa
- John Williams: Fantasy Of Flight by John Williams, arranged by Robert W. Smith
- Bugler’s Holiday by Leroy Anderson
- Ellington (A Tribute To The Duke) by Duke Ellington, arranged by Larry Kerchner
- Pride Of A People by Stephen Bulla, featuring tuba soloist Tom Holtz
- Armed Forces Salute, arranged by Bob Lowden