Published June 10. 2013 4:00AM
New London — The United States Coast Guard Band Chamber Players will perform a concert at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, in Leamy Concert Hall at the Coast Guard Academy.
The program features two virtuosic reed quintets, and includes performances of "Le tombeau de Couperin," "Browning," a set of variations of a popular old English song "The Leaves Be Green," and "Motet," "Six Metamorphoses After Ovid," "Variations on Themes of Black Sabbath" and "Views of the Blues."
Musician First Class Noel Marcano conducts "Serenade no.1 for Winds." Marcano is a participant in the band's conducting laboratory. The Chamber Players concert represents the culmination of months of hard work, study and practice.
This event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required. The academy is located at 15 Mohegan Ave. and the concert hall is handicapped accessible.
For more information on the band, visit www.uscg.mil/band or call (860) 701-6826.