What an amazing experience being welcomed so warmly by the citizens of St Mere Eglise in their parade. There was a lot of people there! Great ending to a wonderful day for the City of Fairfax and their namesake band. City of Fairfax Mayor David Meyer was presented with a nice plaque of appreciation by the Mayor of St. Mere Eglise. from City of Fairfax Read More
A technical update from the City of Fairfax Band Signal Corp: It has become apparent, our PR and tech staff is having as much difficulty accessing the internet for Live Facebook feeds, as the Allied Invasion force did in 1944. WIFI and cell service is slow and spotty. We will continue to do the best as we complete our work on the beachheads and we Read More
Enjoying the parade preparation for the St Mere Egilse celebration. from City of Fairfax Band Association http://ift.tt/2rg2P56 via IFTTT
Our two buses, with trailers, have departed for Normandy. 92 total in our party. Feel free to leave us comments below to say bonjour. If so inclined feel free to ask others whom you think would like to join us on his incredible journey. Stay tuned for more updates. from City of Fairfax Band Association http://ift.tt/2rg2P56 via IFTTT
…..we would be remiss to not take a moment to thank our generous donors who helped make this trip possible. The continuous support of the community is what helps make our ensembles great and we are beyond grateful for your commitment to the arts in Fairfax County and now abroad!
Our trip to France is a week away–we hope you’ll follow us as the City of Fairfax Band visits Normandy and Paris to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of D-Day. Keep it tuned here for updates on the trip and like us on Facebook for live updates!
The City of Fairfax Band Association (CFBA) has scheduled 23 concerts by its various ensembles through August. Many are outdoors at Veterans Amphitheatre (next to Fairfax City Hall) and the Old Town Plaza in Fairfax City. Others are at various parks throughout Fairfax County. All concerts are free of charge. One new indoor venue has been added this year: the Udvar-Hazy Air and Space Museum Read More
During the City of Fairfax Band’s “Legends of the Air” concert on May 13, Fairfax Delegate David Bulova presented a proclamation to the City of Fairfax Band Association commending it for being invited to participate in France’s D-Day commemorative festival in Normandy next month. The resolution, which passed unanimously in both chambers of the General Assembly, recognizes the association for its representation of the Commonwealth Read More
Were you unable to make it to Saturday’s performance? View some great photos from the evening and mark your calendars for our Summer Concert series starting June 18. Col. Gabriel (ret.) signing copies of his book “The Force of Destiny” Delegate David Bulova with Music Director Bob Pouliot receiving a proclamation in honor of the CFB’s upcoming trip to France Col. Gabriel welcoming concert attendees Read More
Members of the CFBA Marketing committee sat down with Colonel Gabriel before dress rehearsal on May 12 to talk about his role in the upcoming performance and the significance of this concert. Tickets are still available! Join us at 7:30 today, May 13 to see Colonel Gabriel in action.