free Per Couple in advance
at the door
The Northshore Concert Band (NCB) announces a return to live music with CELEBRATE! Live Music with Northshore Concert Band, a free outdoor concert on Sunday, June 20, 2021, at 3 pm in Wilmette, Illinois at the Wallace Bowl outdoor theater in Gillson Park.
CELEBRATE! Live Music with Northshore Concert Band will mark NCB’s first in-person show in over a year. The 100+ members of this internationally known wind music ensemble are thrilled to be able to reconnect with the live music community. As elated as music lovers will surely be at this news, nobody is more thrilled than the musicians themselves.
Northshore Concert Band first performed in Gillson Park Tuesday, August 19, 1958, and has returned 114 times over the band’s 65-year history.
The program’s musical selection may include:
ALTON A. ADAMS Virgin Islands March* (arr. James Lamb)
GORDON JACOB Selections from William Byrd Suite
PIERRE LAPLANTE In the Forest of the King *
RALPH VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS Sea Songs
LUIGI ZANINELLI Lagan Love
ALTON A. ADAMS The Governor’s Own March* (arr. James Lamb)
DAVID DEL TREDICI “Acrostic Song” from Final Alice (arr. Mark Spede)
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH - Fugue à la Gigue* (arr. Gustav Holst)
ROBERT E. JAGER Third Suite
JOHNNIE VINSON Echoes of the Hollow Square
PERCY GRAINGER Selections from Lincolnshire Posy (arr. Tim Higgins)
Some of these works or arrangements will be performed for the very first time by NCB and are denoted by an “*”.
Founded in 1956, Northshore Concert Band is internationally known and respected for its musical excellence, leadership in community music, and commitment to music education. The band’s musical leadership is provided by Dr. Mallory Thompson, Artistic Director, and Daniel Farris, Assistant Conductor.
Celebrate! Live Music with Northshore Concert Band is on Sunday June 20, 2021, at 3:00 PM CST at Gillson Park in Wilmette, Illinois. This concert is free of charge; however, donations are greatly appreciated. Audience members are encouraged to bring your own seating and asked to follow the city of Wilmette’s health and safety guidelines for social distancing and mask wearing.