Springtime Is Just Around The Corner
As we watch the snow melt and the temperatures rise, we begin to plan out our springtime activities. Be sure to include the Hartford City Band. This year our spring concert is April 29th at 2:30 pm. As is with all of the holiday and spring concerts, we perform in the Ruth A. Knoll Theater of the Schauer Arts and Activities Center: www.schauercenter.org Tickets are required but are free. You can call ahead- (262-670-0560) – or get them the day of the concert.
This year’s program includes showtunes, classical works, original American works and marches:
- America Triumphant March
- Invention for Band
- Highlights from “La La Land”
- Irving Berlin Showstoppers
- American Barndance
- Celebration Fanfare
- Andante from the Fifth Symphony, mvt. 2
- A Bernstein Tribute
- Selections from “Moana”
- March, Op. 99
- On Wisconsin (In tribute to Doug Smith)
As always, the program will also include the presentation of the Fred Aliota Memorial Scholarship and the Doug and Margaret Smith Scholarship. There is still time for students to apply for both scholarships: http://hartfordcityband.org/history/scholarships/.
Also be sure to add to your summer schedule our Summer Music in Park Series. We’ll start in June and run through mid August. The Jazz band will start the summer off with a concert in the pavilion at Rotary Park on June 6th at 7:00 pm. The Concert Band will start on June 20th and run through August 15th. (No concert on July 4th). All concerts are at Woodlawn Park in the large shelter from 8:00 pm until 9:00 pm. Check back later for weekly program notes.
The Hartford City Band, located in beautiful Hartford, Wisconsin, has been providing Hartford and the surrounding area since 1880 with the best music a group of amateurs can create. Our members are all volunteers who come from within the city as well as various area communities.
The dedicated musicians play a variety of events with a variety of configurations including:
We also encourage our area high school students to join us for our summer concert series. These young people give us an opportunity to share our talents.