2 weekends of music to kick off MMC Season 10!

We're so excited to present two weekends of performances from our Metropolitan Music Community ensembles! This is a banner year for MMC—we're celebrating our 10th year as an organization, and have an exciting schedule packed with concerts throughout the 2017-18 season!  

Kicking off the season are Brooklyn Wind Symphony and Kings County Concert Band, who will be performing this Saturday, October 28 at 3 PM in a joint concert, "Americana." 


Brooklyn Wind Symphony will be performing Asimov’s Aviary by Joel Puckett, Overture to Candide by Leonard Bernstein, City Trees by Michael MarkowskiFive Cabaret Songs by William Bolcom, Solitary Dancer by Warren Benson, George Washington Bridge by William Schuman and Commando March by Samuel Barber. A packed program from BKWS! 

Kings County Concert Band will kick off their second season with MMC and will be performing An American Fanfare by Rick Kirby, Kentucky 1800 by Clare Grundman, Bloom by Steven Bryant, Alligator Alley by Michael Daugherty, Before the Sun by Julie Giroux and A Zillion Nickels by Samuel Hazo. This is sure to be a stellar start for MMC's newest ensemble!  


Then, next Saturday, November 4th at 7 PM, Grand Street Community Band will be joined by Manhattan Wind Ensemble in a performance of "Our Favorite Things." GSCB will be performing Jazz Suite #2 by Dimitri Shostakovich, Sleep by Eric Whitacre, On This Bright Morning by David Maslanka, Scootin' on the Hardrock by David Holsinger and Second Suite in F by Gustav Holst. 

Both concerts have a suggested donation of $10, and will be held at Grand Street Campus High School. We can't wait to share our talent and love for this community with you over the next few weeks! 

Posted on October 26, 2017 .