July 4th Concert with Special Guest - Air National Guard Band of the Southwest
June 30th, 2017
The Mesilla Valley Concert Band will perform our final concert of the season on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017, at 10am in the Atkinson Recital Hall in the Music Center at NMSU. The band will play a selection of marches, patriotic songs, folk medleys and other "Americana" music to celebrate Independence Day. Composers range from Aaron Copland to John Phillip Sousa to Morton Gould. We are proud to announce that the band will be joined by special guests, the Air National Guard Band of the Southwest, conducted by Lieutenant Colonel, Eric Patterson. Also on the concert will be the Las Cruces vocal ensemble, Vos Vaqueros - The Singing Men of Las Cruces.
The band looks forward to you joining us on July 4th for an especially varied and entertaining musical presentation.
Below is a link to Leora Zeitlin's KRWG interview with MVCB's Dr. William Clark and the 531st Air Force Band's Lieutenant Colonel Eric Patterson.