Capital City Community Band sets Nevada Day concert in Carson City
The Capital City Community Band, under the direction of Nick Jacques, will present its annual Nevada Day concert at 2 p.m., on Saturday, Oct. 26 in the Capital Amphitheater.
The concert will feature a variety of music from big band sounds to marches, patriotic songs and Halloween favorites. A special feature will be “Home Means Nevada” by Marine Band arranger SSgt. Scott Ninmer. The arrangement will feature Doug Thunder, a 42-year member of the band, on euphonium.
Stephanie Gansberg will perform “Someone To Watch Over Me,” by George and Ira Gershwin, with the band. The free concert will also include the band’s traditional musical salute to each branch of the armed forces.
This concert is the opening of the band’s 42nd year of providing free musical entertainment to the Carson City area. The band consists of volunteer musicians from Carson City, Douglas County, Lyon County, Reno, and Lake Tahoe. All concerts a free, but donations are cheerfully accepted.
Parents are encouraged to bring their children to enjoy this concert. Bring a lawn chair or blanket on which to sit.
For information visit http://www.weebly.cccb.com or our “Carson City Community Band” on Facebook.