St. Patrick’s Concert by the Mid-Shore Community Band

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The Mid-Shore Community Band Trombones perform during the annual St Patricks Concert.

The Mid-Shore Community Band is gearing up for its annual St. Patrick’s concert. This year, the band will be performing two separate concerts.  The first concert will be held Sunday March 5, 2017 at 4pm at Christ Church in Cambridge, MD. This concert will be under the direction of John Banghart. The second concert is to be held on Tuesday March 14 at 7pm at the Easton Elks Lodge #1622, 502 Dutchmans Lane in Easton, MD.  This concert will be directed by EJ Oesterle. Always a crowd favorite, the band has been preparing pieces sure to please listeners young and old. This year, the concert will include your favorite Celtic tunes, including Three Celtic Dances, Be Thou My Vision, and the ever-moving Irish Tune from County Derry. Also included in this year’s program is the beautiful Lark in the Clear Air, featuring flute soloist Sally Montgomery. Several new members have joined the band and the MSCB is excited to bring a bold new sound to one of the community’s favorite concerts. This concert is free and open to the public. Donations are graciously accepted. Join us on March 5th and kick off the St. Patrick’s holiday.

Mid-Shore Community Band to Perform at 45th Annual Waterfowl Festival

The Mid-Shore Community Band will be performing at the 45th annual Waterfowl Festival at 2pm on November 14, 2015. The concert will be held at Thompson Park in downtown Easton, MD.

This is the seventh season for the band, which was founded in 2009 by its current director, Matt Fullerton. The band is comprised of volunteer musicians from the area that perform around the mid-shore area. One such volunteer, Tracie Thomas, has not only dedicated herself to countless hours with the Mid-Shore Community Band, but has also worked tirelessly each year to contribute to the Waterfowl Festival itself.

The band’s upcoming performance will include selections from West Side Story, Earth, Wind, and Fire, and the hit animated movie the Incredibles. The MSCB will also perform popular patriotic pieces and other crowd pleasers.

This concert is free and open to the public, with donations graciously accepted. The members of the Mid-Shore Community Band look forward to this lively concert each year and encourage all to attend and enjoy a festival full of music, fun, food, and activities.

MSCB to Take Part in Flag Day Celebration

On June 14, 2014, the Mid-Shore Community Band will take part in the annual Flag Day celebration at the Elks Lodge #1622 in Easton, MD. The MSCB has been performing at the Elks Lodge since its inception in 2009.

For the first time ever, the band will be performing a full concert at 6pm prior to the ceremony that is held at 7pm. This year is the bicentennial of the Star Spangled Banner and the band has prepared an exciting repertoire of All-American and popular pieces.

The concert is free and will take place on the grounds of the Easton Elks Lodge at 502 Dutchman’s Lane. Both the concert and ceremony will be held in the ballroom in the event of bad weather.

Donations are graciously accepted and both the Mid-Shore Community Band and the Elks Lodge #1622 look forward to celebrating Flag Day with you and your families.

Community Band to Play at St. Mark’s April 13

The Mid-Shore Community Band, Maryland has a concert this Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 3:00 at St. Mark’s Methodist Church in Easton, MD.

Please come and enjoy an eclectic program including Copland’s “Hoe Down” from Rodeo, Sergei Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf” with narration, and “Divertimento for Tuba and Band”.

Several players will be highlighted with their own solos. The program also features a woodwind quintet of members in the band.

This concert is free and open to the public, but donations are accepted. Offerings received will benefit the Open Table ministry outreach.

Date Set for Mid-Shore Community Band St. Patrick’s Eve Concert

TPAC pic 1 full band balcony shotThe Mid-Shore Community Band is gearing up for its 5th annual St. Patrick’s Eve concert. Always a local favorite, this concert brings great Celtic sounds to the shore!

The concert will be held on Sunday, March 16th, 2014 at 3:00pm in the ballroom of the Elks Lodge in Easton, MD. Admission is free but donations are graciously accepted.

Under the direction of Matt Fullerton, the band has prepared some heartfelt and majestic pieces, including The Water Is Wide, by Rick Kirby and the ever popular Irish Tune from County Derry (better known as Oh, Danny Boy), by Percy Grainger.
Other pieces include several selections from the Irish Suite by Leroy Anderson and Tir Na Nog by Carol Strommen, which will surely have you clapping along.

This concert is a great way to bring in St. Patrick’s Day with the whole family. Come early, as seats fill up quickly, and don’t forget to wear your green!

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