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Coast Guard Band Brass Ensemble Concert May 3, 2015

The Coast Guard Band Brass Ensemble is playing Sunday, May 3, at 2pm in Leamy Hall (31 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT). This year’s program opens with the “Vienna Philharmonic Fanfare” by Richard Strauss, and will be conducted by MU1 Robert Langslet. Assistant director, CWO Richard Wyman, will lead a piece by contemporary composer, Mason Bates, called “Chicago, 2012.” Additional music includes Giovanni Gabrieli’s “3 Canzonas;” MU1 Sean Nelson’s arrangement of “What’s New” by Johnny Burke and Bob Haggart; and Malcolm Arnold’s “Symphony for Brass, Op. 123.” The program concludes with “Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral” from Wagner’s opera “Lohengrin.” This event is free and open to the public; no ticket is required.¬†For more information call (860) 701-6826.

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