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2013 Long Beach Municipal Band Schedule - 104thYear!
All Concerts start at 6:30 p.m.
|Theme: Star Spangled Special || |
|Tuesday, July 2: ||Whaley Park |
|Wednesday, July 3: ||Los Cerritos Park |
|Thursday, July 4: ||Marine Stadium |
|Friday, July 5: ||El Dorado Park West |
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|Sounds of Cinema || |
|Tuesday, July 9: ||Bluff Park |
|Wednesday, July 10: ||Los Cerritos Park |
|Thursday, July 11: ||Marine Stadium |
|Friday, July 12: ||El Dorado Park West |
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|Cartoon Musical Madness || |
|Tuesday, July 16: ||Bluff Park |
|Wednesday, July 17: ||Los Cerritos Park |
|Thursday, July 18: ||Marine Stadium |
|Friday, July 19: ||El Dorado Park West |
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|The Voices || |
|Tuesday, July 23: ||Bluff Park |
|Wednesday, July 24: ||Los Cerritos Park |
|Thursday, July 25: ||Marine Stadium |
|Friday, July 26: ||El Dorado Park West |
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|Swing is the Thing || |
|Wednesday, July 31: ||Los Cerritos Park |
|Thursday, August 1: ||Marine Stadium |
|Friday, August 2: ||El Dorado Park West |
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The Long Beach Municipal Band is one of the most distinguished and professional Municipal Bands in the United States. The player personnel in this wonderful ensemble includes the best of the Southern California's symphony, studio recording and jazz performers. This diversity of talent provides Long Beach audiences with impressive concerts of jazz, movie, musical and light classical literature. The Band also combines with talented guest vocalists weekly to guarantee that your family's summer evening in the park will be the highlight of the week.
The Long Beach Municipal Band has been entertaining area residents for over 100 years. Its history is well known and appreciated not only in this community but also in music circles around the world. Present conductor Larry Curtis continues a tradition of musical excellence established by such notable conductors as the famous Sousa cornet player Herbert L. Clarke and composer J. J. Richards.
Conductor Larry Curtis
Larry Curtis, after a distinguished career in university music performance, has achieved acclaim as a professional conductor. He will return for his sixteenth season this summer as director of the Long Beach Municipal Band, the nation's most distinguished professional community wind ensemble. Curtis' diverse musical background is exemplified by his more recent conducting engagements with the Sydney Wind Orchestra of Australia, the Los Angeles Brass Ensemble, the Pacific Symphony Orchestra and the Americus Brass Band, an ensemble which performs on authentic instruments of the 19th century.
Notable performances include an "Imagination Celebration" concert in conjunction with New York's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, a live concert broadcast from Suisse Romane Studios in Geneva, Switzerland, a command performance for the "Society for the Preservation of Film Music," as well as conducting at the Hollywood Bowl. He has established an international reputation with his conducting achievements in Japan, Scotland, Canada, England, Austria, Switzerland, Germany and Australia.
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