in Boston for the annual Sousa National Community Band.
Cradle of Liberty. The Hub of the Universe. The Athens of America.
These are big words for a mid-sized city. But Boston lives up to them. With its
rich history, grand architecture and world-renowned academic and cultural
institutions, the city retains and radiates the glory it has garnered over the
last four centuries.
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a world-class conductor and talented musicians from around the country for a
great weekend of music making in the home of the Red Sox. The concert is
scheduled for mid-afternoon on Sunday, July 7.
convene July 5-7, 2013. Gordon College in Wenham will host the rehearsals and
associated activities. Wenham is only 30 miles northeast of Logan Airport.
National Community Band will be organized by Gerald Guilbeaux, a Past President
of the Association of Concert Bands and Board Member of the John Philip Sousa
Foundation. The band will be conducted by Colonel John R. Bourgeois, USMC
(Ret.), former director of the United States Marine Band, "The President's
The Sousa National Community Band registration
fee is $75.00.
There is no audition required to
perform with the band, however if you wish to be considered for any solos, a
recording of your playing must be submitted with your application. There are a
limited number of seats available, so register early.
Members of the Sousa National
Community Band are responsible for their own transportation, lodging and meals.
A list of convenient hotels in the area will sent upon receipt of the
inquiries may be directed to:
3600 West Congress
Lafayette, LA 70506