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

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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

2017 Summer Concert #8

On August 27, 2017, Jason Howard conducts the eighth (and final) concert of our 84th summer concert series at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport, Massachusetts. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #8 – August 27, 2017 – 7:00 PM
Jason Howard, conductor

STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

MARCH OF THE BELGIAN PARATROOPERS
Pierre Leemans

FEELINGS
Morris Albert
Connie Villanti, Euphonium Solo

HIGHLIGHTS FROM BRAVE
Arr. Sean O’Loughhlin

ERIC CLAPTON ON STAGE
Arr. Paul Murtha

SOLILOQUY
Philip Parker
Bob Heineman, Oboe Solo

FORTY FATHOMS
Harold L. Walters
Allen Bernard, Tuba Solo

MUPPET MOVIE MEDLEY
Arr. John Edmondson

THE LITTLE MERMAID
Alan Menken

MANHATTAN BEACH
John P. Sousa

DIXIELAND JAM!
arr. Bob Lowden
Dixie Group

MAMMA MIA!
Arr. Roy Phillippe

FLIGHT OF FANCY
Timothy Johnson
Jeannine Lynch, Piccolo Solo

1812 OVERTURE
Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Featuring the American Legion Riflemen

STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER
John Philip Sousa

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

2017 Summer Concert #6

On August 13, 2017, Jim Davison conducts the sixth concert of our 84th summer concert series at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport, Massachusetts. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #6 – August 13, 2017 – 7:00 PM
Jim Davison, conductor

STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

SEMPER FIDELIS
John Phillip Sousa

CARTOON SYMPHONY
arr. Larry Clark

TOCCATA FOR BAND
Frank Erickson

PROCESSION OF NOBLES
Nicholas Rimsky-Korsakov

STARDUST
Hoagy Carmichael
Jason Howard, Trumpet Solo

SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME
George Gershwin,
Stephen Niemi, Alto Sax Solo

THE BOYS FROM WEXFORD
Robert Joyce

TD’S BOOGIE WOOGIE
Tommy Dorsey
Paula Burns, Trombone Solo

BOLERO
Maurice Ravel

THE BLUES BROTHERS REVIEW
arr. Jay Bocook

ARMED FORCES SALUTE
arr. Bob Lowden

RAIDERS MARCH
John Williams

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
Jerry Bock

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

2017 Summer Concert #3

On July 23, 2017, Jim Davison conducts the third concert of our 84th summer concert series at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport, Massachusetts. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #3 – July 23, 2017 – 7:00 PM
Jim Davison, conductor

STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

WASHINGTON POST MARCH
John Philip Sousa

NAVY HYMN (ETERNAL FATHER, STRONG TO SAVE)
Rev. John B. Dykes

LATIN GOLD
arr. Paul Lavender

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN
Klaus Badelt

ITALIAN HOLIDAY
Robert Longfield

HARLEM NOCTURNE
Earle Hagen
William Altman, Alto Saxophone

BRASS ON BROADWAY
arr. Luther Henderson

BENNY GOODMAN, KING OF SWING
arr. Paul Murtha
Stephen Niemi,Clarinet

MANCINI SPECTACULAR
arr. Warren Barker

I DREAMED A DREAM
Claude-Michel Schönberg
Kiva Trumbour, Vocalist

NEW HAMPSHIRE HORNPIPE
Dave Grusin

SUPERMAN
John Williams

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

2017 Summer Concert #2

On July 16, 2017, Jason Howard conducts the second concert of our 84th summer concert series at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport, Massachusetts. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #2 – July 16, 2017 – 7:00 PM
Jason Howard, conductor

STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

MARCH WITH MANCINI
arr. Johnnie Vinson

A CHORUS LINE
Arr. John Cacava

THE LOST CHORD
Arthur Sullivan
Connie Villanti Euphonium Solo

LEROY ANDERSON’S “IRISH SUITE”
Leroy Anderson

GETTYSBURG
Arr. John Moss

SHENANDOAH
Frank Ticheli

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

BRIGADOON
Frederick Loewe

THE SILVER GAZEBO
James Barnes

SOUNDS OF SIMON AND GARFUNKEL
Paul Simon

CAPTAIN AMERICA MARCH
Arr. Michael Brown

THE BARE NECESSITIES
Arr. Paul Murtha

FORTY-SECOND STREET
Harry Warren

THE OLD GRUMBLY BEAR
Arr. Andrew Glover
Allen Bernard Tuba Solo

WALTZ NO. 2
Arr. James Curnow

CLARINET CANDY
Leroy Anderson
featuring the Clarinet Section

LUNA
R. Soglia

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin 

2016 Summer Concert #8

On August 28, 2016, Jason Howard conducts the eighth (and final) concert of our 83rd summer concert series at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport, Massachusetts. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #8 – August 28, 2016 – 7:00 PM
Jason Howard, conductor

STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

MARCH OF THE BELGIAN PARATROOPERS
Pierre Leemans

A NIGHT ON BALD MOUNTAIN
M. Moussorgsky

BARITONE BOOGIE
Andy Clark
Connie Villanti, Euphonium Solo

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
Andrew Lloyd Webber

JERSEY BOYS
arr. Michael Brown

LOVE’S OLD SWEET SONG
James L. Molloy
Bob Heineman, Oboe Solo

DIXIELAND JAM!
arr. Bob Lowden
Dixie Group

THE BATTLE ROYAL
Thos. S. Allen

THE LORD OF THE DANCE
Ronan Hardiman

THE MUPPET SHOW THEME
arr. Frank D. Cofield

AS TIME GOES BY
arr. Warren Barker
Jeannine Lynch, Flute Solo

THE WHISTLER AND HIS DOG
Arthur Pryor
Jeannine Lynch, Piccolo Solo

1812 OVERTURE
Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Featuring the American Legion Riflemen

STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER
John Philip Sousa

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin

 

2016 Summer Concert #6

On August 14, 2016, Jason Howard conducts the sixth concert of our 83rd summer concert series at the Back Beach Bandstand in Rockport, Massachusetts. The program will include the following pieces:

Concert #6 – August 14, 2016 – 7:00 PM
Jason Howard, conductor

STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key

“AMERICAN CADET” MARCH
R. B. Hall

THE LITTLE MERMAID
Alan Menken

WONDERLAND BY NIGHT
arr. Alfred Reed
Jason Howard, Trumpet Solo

THE MAGIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER
arr. Warren Barker

IOWA BRIGADE BAND
Fred Jewell

SELECTIONS FROM ALADDIN
arr. John Moss

GERSHWIN!
arr. Warren Barker

HARLEM NOCTURNE
Earle Hagen
JoAnn Thrasher, Alto Sax Solo

ERIC CLAPTON ON STAGE
arr. Paul Murtha

NEW ORLEANS JAM SESSION!
arr. Bob Lowden
featuring the Dixie Group

THE BILLBOARD MARCH
John N. Klohr

SYMPHONIC HIGHLIGHTS FROM FROZEN
arr. Stephen Bulla

THE ELEPHANT AND THE FLEA
A. Eric Heukeshoven
A Duet Featuring
Jeannine Lynch, Flute
Allen Bernard, Tuba

DISNEY BLOCKBUSTERS
arr. John Higgins

MARCH – PONDEROSO
K. L. King

GOD BLESS AMERICA
Irving Berlin