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A Musical Trubute to our Veterans

Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble

Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble

The Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble will be presenting a Veteran’s Day concert, Tuesday evening, November 1, 2016 at 7:00 pm, at Prospect United Methodist Church, 99 Summer Street, Bristol Connecticut.

The concert is free so come out and honor our military veterans, past and present.

Directed by Richard Theriault, the Ensemble will honor the country with a special honor guard provided by the American Legion and the Bristol Veterans Council.

The Ensemble will open the celebration by performing “Fanfare for the Common Man” by Aaron Copland. the Ensemble will be joined by the Ensemble singers to present “Armed Forces-The Pride of America” by Larry Clark. And there will be a selection by John Williams.

A video presentation that was prepared from pictures of local solders taken during World War II, the Korean War and other pictures collected by the Bristol Military Museum will be shown set to the music from the PBS series “Band of Brothers” by Michael Kamen.

Bob Coccagnia, of thier clarinet section, will conduct the band in a special tribute to his brother Lou. Lou was solo clarinetist with the United States Marine Band in Washington, D.C. the Ensemble will play an arrangement of “Dona Nobis Pacem” which was written in honor of Lou Coccagnia.

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