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Sousa with a Twist

Sousa_logoJoin the Pensacola Civic Band, Saturday April 9th, 7:30pm at the Pensacola Saenger Theatre for an evening of Sousa. This concert will feature some of the great pieces written by the “American March King” and made popular throughout the years. In February of 1924, John Phillip Sousa came to Pensacola and performed at Pensacola High School. At this concert, the band played a local favorite “Down Pensacola Way.” The Pensacola Civic Band Band is excited to recreate this concert for you and hope you will join us on April 9th.

Tickets are on sale now at can be purchased at the Lyceum Ticket Office at Pensacola State College, at the Pensacola Saenger Theatre Box Office, or online at www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets are $10 (plus applicable service fees).

home_15“Sousa with a Twist,” presented by the Pensacola Civic Band will feature virtuoso euphoniumist Adam Frey. One of the elite brass soloists in the world, Adam Frey travels the globe invigorating the international music scene with his virtuoso talent, sensitive lyricism, and connection with audiences. Whether Adam’s performing with orchestras, wind bands, brass bands, or in solo recitals, audiences love his charismatic personality and accessible musical interpretations, and critics rave over his technical prowess and championship of the euphonium.

A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Adam received his musical training at the University of Georgia and the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England. As a major ambassador of the euphonium, Adam has more than 70 works that have been composed or specifically arranged for him.

Adam has soloed with orchestras the world over, including the world famous Boston Pops, Cheju Symphony Orchestra (South Korea), US Army Orchestra (Washington DC), Harvard Pops (MA), Fort Collins (CO), Indian Hill (MA), the Vaasa Symphony Orchestra (Finland), Cascade (WA), Greensboro (NC), Clemson (SC), LaGrange (GA), Minot (ND), and Northeastern (MA) Symphony Orchestras. He also has been invited to perform major euphonium and tenor tuba features from the standard orchestral repertoire with the Atlanta, Seattle, Oregon, and Charleston Symphony Orchestras. He also performs regularly with wind bands and brass bands that have included Soli Brass in Holland, Point of Ayr in Wales, the National Youth Brass Band of Switzerland, and wind bands from Singapore, Germany, Hong Kong, and the United States.