The Chesapeake Bay Wind Ensemble is an all-volunteer, non-profit concert band, which performs four major concerts per year for communities in the Hampton Roads area.
REMAINING 2019-2020 CONCERT SEASON PERFORMANCES CANCELED Due to health concerns and regulations regarding COVID-19/Coronavirus, the Chesapeake Bay Wind Ensemble has made the difficult decision to cancel all remaining concert performances for the 2019-2020 season. We look forward to seeing you when it is safe to do so again and appreciate your understanding and continued support.
CANCELED June 4, 2020, 7 pm Music by the Bay Gazebo Concert Series Fort Monroe, Virginia Redux: - National Anthem - American Fanfare – James Stephenson - Liberty Bell – John P. Sousa - Fantasia Di Concerto – Eduardo Boccalari featuring Michael McKenna, Euphonium solo - Three Latin Dances for Wind Ensemble – Jeff Tyzik - Barnum and Bailey's Favorite – Karl King - Symphonic Dance No. 3 – Clifton Williams Cathy Francis, conducting - Yorktown Centennial (1881) – John P. Sousa - The Mansions of the Lord (from We Were Soldiers) – Benjamin Harlan/Ted Ricketts, with the Yorktown Chorale - Armed Forces on Parade – arranged by Jari Villanueva with the Yorktown Chorale - Stars & Stripes Forever – John P. Sousa with the Yorktown Chorale
CANCELED June 6, 2020, 7:30 pm The Talents of Tidewater Inaugural Virginia All Community Music Festival Ferguson Performing Arts Center Diamondstein Hall Newport News, Virginia Concert Program: - Flourish for Wind Band (1939) – Ralph Vaughan WIliams (1872-1958) - Fantasia Di Concerto (1948) – Eduardo Boccalari (1859-1921), Michael McKenna, Euphonium solo - Under the Willow (2015) – Julie Giroux (b. 1961), Cathy Francis, conducting - Star Wars Trilogy (1980/1997) – John Williams (b. 1932), arr. Hunsberger ~ Intermission ~ - New York Cityscape (2008) – Jeff Tyzik (b. 1951) with Second Ending Brass Quintet - Ragtime Redux (28th & 5th) - Tango 1932 (103rd & Riverside) - Traffic Jammin' (Time Square Day & Night) - African Dance (Wall Street & East River ca. 1709) - Tarantella (Mulberry Street) James (Butch) Barnard, Jessica Williams – Trumpets Ellen Polachek – Horn Ken Keller – Trombone Dru Stowe – Tuba - Armenian Dances, Part 1 (1972) – Alfred Reed (1921-2005)
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