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!
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
The next City of Fairfax Band concert, “Legends of the Air,” is sure to be a special treat. The City of Fairfax Band is excited and honored to have Ret. Colonel Arnald Gabriel back with the baton for this performance as a guest conductor. Not only will you have the opportunity to see Colonel Gabriel on the podium, but he will also be signing copies Read More
The City of Fairfax Band (CFB) is 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. The Virginians’ other D-Day related performances include a ceremony Read More