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    Boston Festival of Bands

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    June 14, 2014


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    Boston Festival of Bands

    The Metropolitan Wind Symphony, which founded the Boston Festival of Bands, will host the 26th annual Boston Festival of Bands at historic Faneuil Hall, 1 Faneuil Hall Square, (adjacent to Quincy Market) in Boston on Saturday, June 14, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The bands will play selections ranging from Broadway show music to Sousa marches to classical music. There will be music to please all tastes! Come hear a different concert...

    The Metropolitan Wind Symphony, which founded the Boston Festival of Bands, will host the 26th annual Boston Festival of Bands at historic Faneuil Hall, 1 Faneuil Hall Square, (adjacent to Quincy Market) in Boston on Saturday, June 14, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The bands will play selections ranging from Broadway show music to Sousa marches to classical music. There will be music to please all tastes! Come hear a different concert band play each hour. It is a FREE band concert.

    The schedule for our talented list of participants is as follows:
    11:00 AM, Middlesex Concert Band, Wakefield, MA, Mark Olson, conductor
    12:00 Noon, New England Brass Band, Boston, MA, Stephen Bulla, conductor
    1:00 PM, Metropolitan Wind Symphony, Boston, MA, Lewis Buckley, conductor
    2:00 PM, American Band, Providence, RI, Brian Cardany, conductor
    3:00 PM, Casco Bay Concert Band, Portland, ME, Peter Martin, conductor
    4:00 PM, Concord Band, Concord, MA, James O'Dell, conductor
    5:00 PM, Charles River Wind Ensemble, Newton, MA, Matthew Marsit, conductor
    Visit the MWS web page at http://www.mws-boston.org for information and directions. Email mws@mws-boston.org or call the concert line at (617) 983-1370 with any questions.

    Founded by Jerry Gardner in 1971, the Metropolitan Wind Symphony, a concert band, is currently celebrating its 43rd anniversary. The MWS comprises over 70 talented woodwind, brass, and percussion instrumentalists who audition for membership and seating. It makes a significant contribution to the cultural life of the Greater Boston community by providing its audiences with high quality concerts and its members with opportunities for musical growth.


    Faneuil Hall

    1 Faneuil Hall
    Boston, MA 02109

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