Cornets and Cannons Brass Band Performance
A Gettysburg 150 - Reflections of History Event
Friday, July 05, 2013
Musicians from all over the world will come together and square off in an educational brass band competition beginning at 7pm. The performance will place brother against brother as a Federal Brass Band, under the direction of Sergeant Major Kenneth J. Serfass, will play against a Confederate Brass Band, under the direction of Principal Musician Jari Villanueva. The bands will compete back and forth with a joint performance at the conclusion of the event. The concert will take place on Steinwehr Avenue, in the grassy parcel directly across the street from the Lincoln Train Museum and Friendly's Restaurant.
The event is free to the public. Bring blankets and lawn charis for an evening of period music performed on instruments that are from the 1880s or older. Conductors will share the history related to the songs performed throughout the evening. The event will conclude at dusk with Taps.