2019 Summer Concert #8

On Sunday evening, August 25, 2019, Jason Howard will conduct the Rockport Legion Band in Concert #8 of the 86th consecutive summer concert series. This will be the final concert of the summer concert series. You are invited to join us at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport starting at 7:00 PM. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #8 – August 25, 2019
Jason Howard, Musical Director
David Carter, Commentator

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

MARCH OF THE BELGIAN PARATROOPERS
Pierre Leemans

STANDARD “POP” FAVORITES
Frank D. Cofield

THE BATTLE CRY OF FREEDOM
Arr. Jay Bocook

DISNEY BLOCKBUSTERS
Arr. John Higgins

THE BLUE AND THE GRAY
Clare Grundman

SALUTE TO THE PATRIOTS
James D. Ployhar

FLIGHT OF FANCY
Timothy Johnson

THE LORD OF THE DANCE
Ronan Hardiman

MONIA
R. Soglia

AS TIME GOES BY
Arr. Warren Barker
John Bassett, Alto Horn Solo

ORIGINAL DIXIELAND CONCERT
John Warrington
Featuring the Dixie Group

ARMED FORCES SALUTE
Arr. Bob Lowden

1812 OVERTURE
P. Tschaikowsky
Featuring the American Legion Post 98 Riflemen

STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER
John Philip Sousa

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

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2019 Summer Concert #7

On Sunday evening, August 18, 2019, Jason Howard will conduct the Rockport Legion Band in Concert #7 of the 86th consecutive summer concert series. The band will be joined by the Creagan More Pipes & Drums. You are invited to join us at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport starting at 7:00 PM. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #7 – August 18, 2019
Jason Howard, Musical Director
David Carter, Commentator

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

THE VANISHED ARMY
Kenneth J. Alford

GABRIEL’S OBOE
Arr. Robert Longfield
Featuring Bob Heineman, Oboe Solo

ROCK AND RYE POLKA
L. Wellington

THE LONELY SHEPHERD
James Last
Featuring Jeannine Lynch, Flute Solo

SHENANDOAH
Frank Ticheli

THE TEDDY BEAR’S PICNIC
John W. Bratton

BLUE MOON
Richard Rogers
Featuring Geof Lyon, Trombone Solo

COLONEL BOGEY
Kenneth J. Alford

Celtic Celebration
Featuring the Creagan More Pipes & Drums
Dick Chane, Director

BONNIE DUNDEE, HUNDRED PIPES
Creagan More Pipes & Drums Entrance

COCKNEY JOCKS
Creagan More Pipes & Drums

79TH FAREWELL TO GIBRALTAR
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

GARRY OWEN
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

WINGS & MURDOS
Creagan More Pipes & Drums

THE ROSE OF KELVINGROVE
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

AULD LANG SYNE
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

CIVIL WAR SET
Creagan More Pipes & Drums

A’ THE BLUE BONNETS ARE O’ER THE BORDER
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

HIGHLAND FLING
Creagan More Dancers & Solo Piper

IRISH SET
Creagan More Pipes & Drums

HIGHLAND CATHEDRAL
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

AMAZING GRACE
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

SCOTLAND THE BRAVE / WE’RE NOW AWA TO BIDE AWA
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

SKYE BOAT – HIGHLAND CRADLE
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

2019 Summer Concert #6

On Sunday evening, August 11, 2019, Jason Howard will conduct the Rockport Legion Band in the sixth concert of the 86th consecutive summer concert series. You are invited to join us at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport starting at 7:00 PM. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #6 – August 11, 2019
Jason Howard, Musical Director
David Carter, Commentator

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

MARCH “DALLAS”
R. B. Hall

BARITONE BOOGIE
Andy Clark
Featuring Connie Villanti, Euphonium Solo

SOUNDS OF SIMON AND GARFUNKEL
Paul Simon

TRUMPETS, OLE!
Frank D. Cofield
Featuring the Trumpet Section

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY
Arr, Michael Brown

DIXIELAND CLAMBAKE
Arr. John Warrington
Featuring the Dixie Group

THE WIZARD OF OZ
Arr. James Barnes

LASSUS TROMBONE
Henry Fillmore
Featuring the Trombone Section

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
Andrew Lloyd Webber

CHICKADEE
Pieffer – Rollinson
Featuring Jeannine Lynch, Flute Solo

WITH QUIET COURAGE
Larry Daehn

CLARINET POLKA
Arr. David Bennett
Featuring the Clarinet Section

JURASSIC PARK
John Williams

THEM BASSES
G. H. Huffine

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

2019 Summer Concert #5

On Sunday evening, August 4, 2019, Jason Howard will conduct the Rockport Legion Band in the fifth concert of the 86th consecutive summer concert series. You are invited to join us at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport starting at 7:00 PM. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #5 – August 4, 2019
Jason Howard, Musical Director
David Carter, Commentator

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

MERCURY MARCH
K. L. King

SELECTIONS FROM “CATS”
Andrew Lloyd Webber

SWINGIN’ FLUTES
Eric Osterling
Featuring The Flute Section

THE MUSIC MAN
Meredith Willson

SEND IN THE CLOWNS
Arr. Jerry Nowak

BENNY GOODWIN: THE KING OF SWING
Arr. Paul Murtha
Featuring Steve Niemi

ITALIAN FESTIVAL
Glenn Osser

A JOHNNY MERCER MEDLEY
Arr. Frank Cofield

A-TISKET, A-TASKET
Arr. Van Alexander
Featuring Rhiannon Hurst

ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET
Arr. Sy Oliver
Featuring Rhiannon Hurst

SALUTE THE DUKE
Arr. Paul Yoder

THEME FROM NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Arr. Frank D. Cofield

CHICAGO
Arr. Victor Lopez

YAKETY SAX
Arr. Johnnie Vison
Featuring the Saxophone Section

INSTANT CONCERT
Harold L. Walters

THE BIG CAGE
K. L. King

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

2019 Summer Concert #4

On Sunday evening, July 28, 2019, Jason Howard will conduct the Rockport Legion Band in the fourth concert of the 86th consecutive summer concert series. You are invited to join us at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport starting at 7:00 PM. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #4 – July 14, 2019
Jason Howard, Musical Director
David Carter, Commentator

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

IOWA BRIGADE BAND
Fred Jewell

FORTY FATHOMS
Harold L. Walters
Featuring Connie Villanti, Euphonium Solo

MAMMA MIA!
Arr. Roy Phillippe

TRUMPETS WILD
Harold L. Walters
Featuring a Trumpet Trio

HIGHLIGHTS FROM EVITA
Arr. John Moss

AMERICAN ANTHEM
Arr. Michael Brown

JERSEY BOYS
Arr. Michael Brown

TIJUANA BRASS IN CONCERT
Arr. Ted Ricketts
Featuring Tony Torrisi on Spoons

MANHATTAN BEACH
J.P. Sousa

CHILLERS AND THRILLERS
John Williams

SELECTIONS FROM GREASE
Arr. Ted Ricketts

GO WEST
Arr. Ralph Ford

AT A DIXIELAND JAZZ FUNERAL
Jared Spears
Featuring The Dixie Group

THE COMMANDER
R. B. Hall

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

2019 Summer Concert #3

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STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

MAAMME
Freidrich Pacius

KOTIMAANI OMPI SUOMI
Jooseppi Riippa

CONNEAUT MARCH
J Richard Kultti

FOUR DANCES SUITE
1. KARJALAN POIKIA
2. PUUSEPPÄ HUMPPA – Jaakko Pulli
3. KELLOT SOIVAT TANGO – Eduardo Bianco
4. ODOTAVA WALTZ – Kitler

COMRADES’ CLUB MARCH
Oscar Suojanen

IMPROMPTU ALLA ZINGARA
Oskari Merikanto

MUSTALAINEN WALTZ
Arr. T Gibbens)

TRUMPETER’S LULLABY
Leroy Anderson
Featuring Jason Howard, Trumpet Solo

SAVO MARCH
Lauri Koski

UNELMA WALTZ
Arr. T Gibbens

TAISTOJEN TIELLE MARCH
Hannes Konno

YOHLI HEAVER HOPSIKKO MARCH
Charles Kleemola

LEONINMIELI
Viitasaari

ANCHORS AWEIGH
Charles Zimmerman

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

2019 Summer Concert #2

On Sunday evening, July 14, 2019, Jason Howard will conduct the Rockport Legion Band in the second concert of the 86th consecutive summer concert series. You are invited to join us at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport starting at 7:00 PM. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #2 – July 14, 2019
Jason Howard, Musical Director
David Carter, Commentator

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

AMERICAN CADET MARCH
R. B. Hall

TAKE ME ALONG
Arr. Alfred Reed

WALTZ NO. 2
Arr. James Curnow

DANCES WITH WOLVES
Arr. Jay Bocook

BEGUINE FESTIVAL
Glenn Osser

FANDANGO FOR FLUTE
Eric Osterling
Featuring The Flute Section

BIG BAND BASH
Arr. Bob Lowden

LUNA
R. Soglia

BRIGADOON
Frederick Loewe

THE ROARING TWENTIES
Arr. Paul Jennings
Featuring The Dixie Group

SOUNDS FROM KENNY ROGERS
Arr. Bob Lowden

A SANTA CECILIA
Arr. Chuck Elledge

BIG BAND POLKA
Arr. Jerry Nowak

FIDDLE-FADDLE
Leroy Anderson
Featuring The Clarinet Section

THE BILLBOARD MARCH
John N. Klohr

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

2019 Summer Concert #1

On Sunday evening, July 7, 2019, the 86th consecutive Rockport Legion Band summer concert series will commence with “A Salute To Disney!”.  You are invited to join us at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport starting at 7:00 PM. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #1 – July 7, 2019
Jason Howard, Musical Director

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

SOUND OFF MARCH
John Philip Sousa

A NIGHT ON BALD MOUNTAIN
M. Moussorgsky

FLIGHT OF THE BUMBLEBEE
N. Rimsky Korsakoff
Jeannine Lynch, Flute Solo

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY
Arr. John Edmondson

THE GREAT MUPPET CAPER
arr. Charles Brockner

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN
Arr. Ted Ricketts

THE WIND BENEATH MY WINGS
Arr. Jay Bocook

THE BARE NECESSITIES
Arr. Paul Murtha

STAR SPANGLED SPECTACULAR
George M. Cohen

THE LITTLE MERMAID
Alan Menken

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
Arr. John Warrington

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Arr. John Moss

THAT’S WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR
Arr. John Edmondson

SYMPHONIC HIGHLIGHTS FROM FROZEN
Arr. Stephen Bulla

ELISA
Renato Soglia

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

Holiday Concert 2018 Program

On Sunday afternoon, December 9, 2018, Jason Howard will conduct the Rockport Legion Band in the annual Rockport Holiday Concert starting at 2:00 PM.

Please join us at The First Congregational Church – 12 School Street, Rockport, MA.
Admission is FREE – Refreshments Will Be Served!

The program will include the following pieces:

Holiday Concert – December 9, 2018
Jason Howard, Musical Director

FROM THE REALMS OF GLORY
Arr. Patrick Roszell

MINOR ALTERATIONS
David Lovrien

HORSE AND BUGGY
Leroy Anderson

THE CHRISTMAS SONG
Arr. Jerry Nowak

SYMPHONIC HIGHLIGHTS FROM FROZEN
Arr. Stephen Bulla

MARY’S BOY CHILD
Philip Sparke

A CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL
Leroy Anderson

A FIRESIDE CHRISTMAS
Arr. James Swearingen

ON A WINTERS NIGHT
Arr. John Moss

HALLELUJAH TROMBONE
Henry Fillmore

THE CHIPMUNK SONG
Arr. Ted Ricketts

STARS AND STRIPES FOR CHRISTMAS
John Phillip Sousa