Long Island Community Arts Calendar
Huntington Community Band Season #75 – “HCB Through the Decades – Our 75th Anniversary Season!” Concert #5
July 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm| Free
Huntington Community Band Concert #5
July 29, 2020 – Pre-concert @ 6:45 PM (TBA) – 8:00PM HCB Downbeat
“75 Years of HCB Favorites and Looking to the Future!”
Please join the Huntington Community Band, music director, Tom Gellert and assistant conductor Vickie Henson for the 5th and final concert of the HCB’s very special 75th Anniversary season of free concerts under the stars as the featured Wednesday evening performing group in the Huntington Arts Council’s Summer Arts Festival performances at the Harry Chapin Rainbow Stage in Huntington’s Heckscher Park! Tonight: The HCB presents:
“75 years of HCB Favorites and Looking to the Future!” featuring an exciting evening of audience favorites including the HCB’s annual performance of Tchaikovsky’s immortal “1812 Overture” accompanied by LIVE cannon (Jim McAward, HCB Cannoneer). Music tonight features lots of audience favorites, a very special young guest conductor to be chosen from the audience and, the HCB’s “traditionals” featuring Goldman’s “On the Mall” march and Sousa’s “The Stars and Stripes Forever”! Tonight’s special guest conductor is Mr. Don Sherman (Conductor: Northport Community Band) making his annual return to the HCB podium.
Bring folding chairs or large blankets and be sure to come early to stake out a good spot.
*A special pre-concert (TBA) of musical entertainment begins at 6:45 PM! HCB concert downbeat is at 8:00PM, weather permitting. For additional programming information and directions to Heckscher park, please visit the Huntington Arts Council website at: www.huntingtonarts.org or, the Huntington Community Band website: www.HCBand.org.