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2021 marks the 153rd season of the Michigan City Municipal Band.  The 2021 concert series will consist of ten free Thursday concerts, beginning June 10, and ending August 12. All concerts begin at 7:30p and last about an hour. The band plays a wide variety of music, with concerts designed to entertain audience members of all ages.

All concerts take place in the Guy F. Foreman Bicentennial Amphitheater in Washington Park.

Jeffrey Scott Doebler is the conductor for the MCMB, and Quincy Ford is the assistant conductor. Dr. Doebler serves as director of music education and bands at Valparaiso University. He is a past president of the Indiana Bandmasters Association and the Indiana Music Education Association. He is founder and conductor of Windiana: Professional Concert Band of Northwest Indiana. Mr. Ford, principal saxophone in the MCMB, is retired director of bands from Michigan City High School.

Thursday, July 22, 2021 Concert

The seventh concert of the 153rd season of the Michigan City Municipal Band (MCMB) will be held on Thursday, July 22, 7:30p, at the Guy F. Foreman Bicentennial Amphitheater in Washington Park. The band plays a variety of music designed to entertain audience members of all ages. All concerts are free and everyone is welcome. Jeffrey Scott Doebler is the conductor for the MCMB and Quincy Ford is the assistant conductor. Dr. Doebler serves as director of music education at Valparaiso University. Mr. Ford, principal saxophone in the MCMB, is retired director of bands from Michigan City High School. Assistant conductor Quincy Ford will lead the band this week.

The July 22 concert repertoire will include:

Semper Fidelis by John Philip Sousa
The Marriage of Figaro Overture by W. A. Mozart arr. Earl Slocum
Sea Songs by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Hebrides Suite by Clare Grundman
Balladair by Frank Erickson
Funiculi Funicula by Luigi Denza arr. Philip J. Lang
The Lion King Soundtrack Highlights arr. Calvin Custer
Tritsch-Tratsch Polka by Johann Strauss arr. Alfred Reed
Bugler’s Dream by Leo Arnaud
Hands Across the Sea by John Philip Sousa
A Patriotic Festival arr. Mark Williams
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