Richard Theriault Photo (c) Jayne Marra

On Veterans Day, Sunday November 11, 2018, Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Richard Theriault will present, “A Salute to our Veterans”.

The concert will take place at 4 p.m. at the Chippens Hill Middle School, 551 Peacedale Street in Bristol, Connecticut. It is open to the public; admission is free. 

Highlights of the show will include longtime fan and band supporter, former Mayor William T. Stortz narrating a James Swearingen piece titled “Within These Hallowed Halls”, a slide show prepared by Debra Mace, a member of our trombone section, of Bristol veterans and memorials, will be shown while the band performs “Whispers From Beyond” by Rossano Galante and what veterans concert would be complete without a few marches including marches by John Williams, Eric Coates, Karl L. King and John Philip Sousa.

The evening will also feature vocals by the Brass and Wind Choir, Dave Carlson, Mary Lynn Gagnon, Kevin McCauley and Jena Doolittle. Current Bristol Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu will address the audience.

Admission is free; however monetary donations are always greatly appreciated and accepted. Any donations received will help support the band and the Veterans Council. For more information please call Greg Hahn at (860) 965-7178 or visit our website here.

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