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Corpus Christi Municipal Band Opening Summer Season with First Concert Sunday, June 11

FREE Sunday night concerts scheduled for 8 p.m. through July 9 at Del Mar College Heritage Campus Amphitheater

Article by Melinda Eddleman

Summer Sunday nights can only mean one thing … the Corpus Christi Municipal Band’s summer outdoor concert season at Del Mar College.

For music lovers of all ages, the Municipal Band will perform another series of FREE concerts to delight audiences in June and July with a variety of music ranging from marches and pops to light classical pieces and show melodies. There’s something for everyone!

The first of five performances is Sunday, June 11. Four more performances are scheduled every Sunday night through July 9, including the traditional patriotic extravaganza on July 2 featuring pieces celebrating Independence Day. Concerts highlight the talent of volunteer musicians under the baton of a variety of conductors.

All performances begin at 8 p.m. at the College’s Amphitheater located between the Fine Arts Music Building and the General Academic and Music Building II (GAMBII) on the Heritage Campus at 101 Baldwin Blvd. (78404). Use the entryway at Kosar St. off Ayers St. (get online directions and campus map)

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Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating during each concert.

For more information, contact the DMC Music Office at 361-698-1214 or yrodrig@delmar.edu or Municipal Band representative Edward Avila at 361-549-4675 or edward.avila01@gmail.com.

In addition to serving as the venue for performances, DMC supports the Municipal Band by providing rehearsal space, equipment and logistical support. The Municipal Band moved performances to the College’s Heritage Campus in 2014 after previously holding concerts at Cole Park and Heritage Park.

  For each week’s details, visit the Corpus Christi Municipal Band’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ccmunicipalband.



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