The Marquette City Band presents “Music of American Composers”

american composers concert logoCome join us for the second to last concert of the season!  This concert is scheduled on Thursday, July 31 at 7:30 p.m. at the Presque Isle Band Shell.  Featuring Guest Conductor Jacob Bender, the band will perform music by favorite American Composers including Copland, Fillmore, among others.
The concert is free and open to the public.

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The Marquette City Band made the news!

Check out some great coverage from our first concert in our Summer Concert season

ABC 10-News coverage (video above)

WJMN News 3 (click link for video)

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Marquette City Band Announces ” The 2014 Summer Concerts in the Park”

“Songs and Dances”
Thursday, June 12, 7:30 p.m., Presque Isle Band Shell

“British Invasion”
Thursday, June 26, 7:30 p.m., Presque Isle Band Shell

           “Let’s Celebrate, America!”
Friday, July 4, 6:00pm International Food Fest,
Mattson Lower Harbor Park

         “Disney on Parade” (Children’s Concert)
Thursday, July 17, 7:30 p.m., Presque Isle Band Shell

          “Music of American Composers”
           With Guest Conductor Jacob Bender
Thursday, July 31, 7:30 p.m., Presque Isle Band Shell

Saturday, August 9, Presque Isle Band Shell
New! U. P. Community Band Festival
7:00 p.m. Negaunee City Band
Marquette City Band
Festival Concert Band    

Click below to view the 2014 Summer Concerts in the Park. We hope you can join us for some beautiful music performed in picturesque Marquette, Michigan! Bring your friends!                                                                                                                         

                                                                              2014 Summer Concerts in the Park Poster

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NEW-Upper Peninsula Community Band Festival

UPCBF logoAnnouncing a new community band festival to be held on
August 8-9, 2014 in Marquette, MI.

The Marquette City Band invites individual adult instrumentalists to participate in this unique musical opportunity-The Festival Concert Band!

Community band members in the region are invited to participate in the Festival Concert Band. The schedule will include three rehearsals, sectional clinics, special musical performances, and a concluding concert.  There will also be opportunities for unique social activities.  On Saturday, August 9th, the audience will get to enjoy performances by the Marquette City Band, the Negaunee City Band, and the Festival Concert Band.  If you are interested in the Festival Concert Band, click here.

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Marquette City Band’s First Winter Concert as seen on ABC 10 UP News

This video was taken during a rehearsal prior to our February 2014 concert.  It includes an interview with MCB Band President, Ben Bohnsack and well as MCB Band Director, Dr. Stephen Grugin.

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