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U.S. composers saluted in free Sunday show

The Nevada County Concert Band performs a free show Sunday in Grass Valley.
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“Salute to the American Composer” will be the theme of Sunday’s free concert by the Nevada County Concert Band in Grass Valley.

The program will include Sousa’s “Washington Post,” Schumann’s “Chester” and “Overture for Band” and Grundman’s “American Folk Rhapsody No. 4.” The program concludes with the longtime favorite “Battle Hymn of the Republic.”

Guest conductor is Patti Carter, a bass trombonist. Her husband, Ken Carter, is the Nevada Union High School band director.

Pianist Karen Schwartzkopf will play Richard Rodgers’ “Slaughter on Tenth Avenue” with band accompaniment. She is currently the First Baptist Church’s pianist.

The concert starts at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 1866 Ridge Road. For more information, call 477-4787 or visit the Web site at http://www.nccb.org

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