About rockportlegionband

The Rockport Legion Band is an adult, community concert band founded in 1932.

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

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2018 Summer Concert #8

On Sunday evening, August 26, 2018, Jason Howard will conduct the Rockport Legion Band in Concert #8 of the 85th 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 26, 2018
Jason Howard, Musical Director

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

MARCH OF THE BELGIAN PARATROOPERS
Pierre Leemans

STANDARD “POP” FAVORITES
Frank D. Cofield

SHENANDOAH
Frank Ticheli

EVENING AT POPS
John Williams

MISS TROMBONE
Henry Fillmore
Featuring the Trombone Section

THE EMERALD ISLE
Dave Black

“REDETZKY” MARCH
J. Strauss

ORIGINAL DIXIELAND CONCERTO
John Warrington
Featuring the Dixie Group

THE MUPPET SHOW THEME
arr. Frank D. Cofield

HABANERA
arr. Matt Johnston
Jeannine Lynch, Flute Solo

A JOHNNY MERCER MEDLEY
arr. Frank D. Cofield

1812 OVERTURE
P. Tschaikowsky
Featuring the American Legion Riflemen

STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER
John Philip Sousa

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

2018 Summer Concert #7

On Sunday evening, August 19, 2018, Jason Howard will conduct the Rockport Legion Band in Concert #7 of the 85th 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 19, 2018
Jason Howard, Musical Director

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

COLONEL BOGEY
Kenneth J. Alford

LEROY ANDERSON’S “IRISH SUITE”
Leroy Anderson

NESSUN DORMA
arr. Jay Bocook
Connie Villanti, Euphonium Solo

SELECTIONS FROM “CATS”
Andrew Lloyd Webber

THE GODFATHER
Nino Rota

THE LORD OF THE DANCE
Ronan Hardiman

THE BLUE AND THE GRAY
Clare Grundman

THE SILVER GAZEBO
James Barnes

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

WINGS & MURDOS
Creagan More Pipes & Drums Entrance

COCKNEY JOCKS
Creagan More

79TH FAREWELL TO GIBRALTER
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

THE VANISHED ARMY
Kenneth J. Alford
Rockport Legion Band

BONNIE DUNDEE, HUNDRED PIPES
Creagan More

SKYE BOAT – HIGHLAND CRADLE
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

CIVIL WAR SET
Creagan More

A’ THE BLUE BONNETS
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

HIGHLAND FLING
Creagan More Dancers & Solo Piper

IRISH SET
Creagan More

HIGHLAND CATHEDRAL
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

AMAZING GRACE
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

SCOTLAND THE BRAVE / NO AWA
Creagan More & Rockport Legion Band

2018 Summer Concert #6

On Sunday evening, August 12, 2018, Jason Howard will conduct the Rockport Legion Band in Concert #6 of the 85th 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 12, 2018
Jason Howard, Musical Director

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

ROLLING THUNDER
Henry Fillmore

SELECTIONS FROM “ANNIE”
arr. Philip Lang

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
arr. John Moss

CAPTAIN AMERICA MARCH
Alan Silvestri

DIXIELAND SPECTACULAR!
arr. John Edmondson

SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME
arr. Warren Barker
Jeannine Lynch, Flute Solo

BLUE TANGO
Leroy Anderson

THE BEACH BOYS GREATEST HITS
arr. Michael Brown

GREENSLEEVES
arr. Robert W. Smith

THE BILLBOARD MARCH
John N. Klor

BLUE MOON
Richard Rogers
Paula Burns, Trombone Solo

ERIC CLAPTON ON STAGE
arr. Paul Murtha

SEND IN THE CLOWNS
arr. Jerry Nowak

FANDANGO FOR FLUTE
Eric Osterling
Featuring The Flute Section

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN
arr. Ted Ricketts

MANHATTAN BEACH
John Philip Sousa

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

2018 Summer Concert #5

On Sunday evening, August 5, 2018, Jason Howard will conduct the Rockport Legion Band in Concert #5 of the 85th 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 5, 2018
Jason Howard, Musical Director

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

“SOUND OFF” MARCH
John P. Sousa

FAMOUS MELODIES OF TSCHAIKOWSKY
arr. James D. Ployhar

YOUNG MAN WITH A HORN
arr. John Edmondson

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

AMPARITO ROCA
James Texidor

SELECTIONS FROM GREASE
arr. Ted Rickett

AL HIRT MEDLEY
arr. Paul Yoder

AS TIME GOES BY
arr. Warren Barkey
John Bassett, Alto Horn Solo

THE GREAT MUPPET CAPER
arr. Charles Brockner

LES MISERABLES
arr. Warren Barker

SHOUTIN’ LIZA TROMBONE
Henry Fillmore
Featuring The Trombone Section

THE SCARLET MASK
J. S. Zamecnik

BANDOLOGY
Eric Osterling

STAR SPANGLED SPECTACULAR
George M. Cohen

THE FOOTLIFTER
Henry Fillmore

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

2018 Summer Concert #4

On Sunday evening, July 29, 2018, Jason Howard will conduct the Rockport Legion Band in Concert #4 of the 85th 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 29, 2018
Jason Howard, Musical Director

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

BRAVURA
C. E. Duble

TE QUIERO DIJISTE
Maria Grever
Connie Villanti, Euphonium Solo

FLOWER DRUM SONG
Rogers & Hammerstein

DIXIELAND JAM!
arr. Bob Lowden
Featuring The Dixie Group

THE ETERNAL OPTIMIST
Ed Huckeby

SEND IN THE CLOWNS
arr. Frank D. Cofield

“AMERICAN CADET” MARCH
R. B. Hall

GETTYSBURG
arr. John Moss

THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND
Woody Guthrie

FIDDLE-FADDLE
Leroy Anderson
Featuring The Clarinet Section

WALTZ No. 2
arr. James Curnow

TIJUANA BRASS IN CONCERT
arr. Ted Ricketts
Featuring Tony Torrisi – Spoons Solo

DANCES WITH WOLVES
arr. Jay Bocook

THE STRIPPER
David Rose

NATIONAL EMBLEM
E. E. Bagley

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

2018 Summer Concert #3

On Sunday evening, July 22, 2018, Jason Howard will conduct the Rockport Legion Band in Concert #3 of the 85th 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 #3 – July 22, 2018
Jason Howard, Musical Director

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

MARCH “DALLAS”
R. B. Hall

BARITONE BOOGIE
Andy Clark
Connie Villanti, Euphonium Solo

SOUNDS OF SIMON & GARFUNKEL
Paul Simon

TRUMPETS, OLE!
Frank D. Cofield

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY
arr. Michael Brown

DIXIELAND CLAMBAKE
arr. John Warrington
Featuring The Dixie Group

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
Andrew Lloyd Webber

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

THE BARE NECESSITIES
arr. Paul Murtha

CLARINET POLKA
arr. David Bennett
Featuring The Clarinet Section

JURRASSIC PARK
John Williams

CHICKADEE
Pieffer – Rollinson
Jeannine Lynch, Piccolo Solo

THEM BASSES
G. H. Huffine

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

2018 Summer Concert #2

On Sunday evening, July 15, 2018, Jason Howard will conduct the Rockport Legion Band in Concert #2 of the 85th 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 15, 2018
Jason Howard, Musical Director

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

THE HIPPODROME
Will Huff

GUYS AND DOLLS
Philip J. Lang

SOLILOQUY
Philip Parker
Bob Heineman, Oboe Solo

ALDA OVERTURE
W. Dwight McCaughey

IOWA BRIGADE BAND
Fred Jewell

CLARINET CANDY
Leroy Anderson
Featuring The Clarinet Section

HELLO, DOLLY
Jerry Herman

AT A DIXIELAND JAZZ FUNERAL
Jared Spears
Featuring The Dixie Group

SOUNDS FROM KENNY ROGERS
arr. Bob Lowden

ANYTHING GOES
Douglas E. Wagner

JERSEY BOYS
arr. Michael Brown

THE BALTIMORE AMERICAN MARCH
C. P. Burton

MAMMA MIA!
arr. Roy Phillippe

THE ELEPHANT AND THE FLEA
A. Eric Heukeshoven
Featuring Piccolo & Tuba Duet

CHILLERS AND THRILLERS
John Williams

THE MAD MAJOR
K. J. Alford

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin