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NECC to Host U.S. Navy Quintet

Submitted by on February 16, 2017 – 6:36 pm

The U.S. Navy Band Brass Quintet – “Top Brass” will

The U.S. Navy Quintet will perform at NECC on March 9.

perform at Northern Essex Community College in the Hartleb Technology Center, on the Haverhill campus, 100 Elliot St., on Thursday, March 9, at 7 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public.

Since 1971 the Navy Band Brass Quintet has performed at libraries, museums, and schools around the country and has performed at an inaugural event for President George W. Bush.

The quintet’s repertoire includes works from the 16th through the 20th centuries, with many of the compositions arranged by its members. Brass Quintet members are often featured soloists with the Concert Band and perform in Navy Band recitals.

Under the direction of Lieutenant Gregory Fritz, Navy Band Northeast is one of 11 official bands of the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, R.I. and serves the military and civilian communities throughout the Northeastern United States.

Seats are general admission on a first come first serve basis.

This event is sponsored by the NECC Music Department. NECC offers an Associate Arts Degree: General Studies Music Option. The program is designed to give students a strong foundation in music. The program is suited either to students who want to transfer to a four-year college or those who want to begin or continue an interest in music.

For additional information contact Michael Lecuyer at mlecuyer@necc.mass.edu.

 

 

 

 

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