Soloist Steven Hendrickson from the NSO in “Looking Upward”

The City of Fairfax Band, honored as among the best community concert bands in the nation, opens its 2018-2019 season at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 20, at Fairfax High School with music that evokes the sky, the stars, and distant imaginings.  Guest soloist will be National Symphony Orchestra master trumpeter Steven Hendrickson. In a concert themed “Looking Upward,” Hendrickson will join the 80-member ensemble Read More

Looking Upward Concert on October 20

Begin with Gustav Holst’s musical portrayal of the planet Mars: the Bringer of War, from The Planets. Gaze at the nighttime sky to John Philip Sousa’s Looking Upward Suite. Fly through a constellation with Julie Giroux’s Journey Through Orion. And bring it all home with John Williams’ Adventures on Earth from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. This exciting program features music by these composers who looked to the heavens for inspiration in their Read More

Honor Flights at Reagan National Airport

The City of Fairfax Honor Flight Band shared their time and talents on Saturday, September 15 and throughout the spring and summer as Veterans from WWII, Korea, and Vietnam made a special trip to Washington, D.C. to visit their memorials, paying tribute to those who served their country during its time of need.  For many of these ladies and gentlemen, this was their first and Read More