>> "Café Latino" Show Features CFBA
The City of Fairfax Band Association was the topic for the most recent taping of the "Café Latino" show produced at Comcast Channel 28 in Reston. Host Laura Drain spoke with Music Director Robert Pouliot and Board Member Eleanor Schmidt, also a member of the Fairfax City Council. The Fairfax Saxophone Quartet (shown above) provided music for the show.
>> Fairfax Band to Play in France
for D-Day Ceremonies in June
Members of the City of Fairfax Band Association are headed to France June 1-8 to perform in Normandy and Paris. In Normandy, the band will provide the music for one of the year’s most significant observances of D-Day (June 6, 1944): the commemoration and wreath laying at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, which overlooks historic Omaha Beach.
Also, the band will perform in ceremonies at the Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial in Saint-James, France; for a D-Day musical salute and parade in the town of Sainte-Mère-Église; and will cap off their trip with a concert in Paris.