September 17, 2014

CMS Hosts U.S. Coast Guard Band Saxophone Quartet – Sep. 27

USCG Saxophone Quartet
CENTERBROOK – Community Music School is pleased to present a concert by the United States Coast Guard Band Saxophone Quartet on Saturday, September 27th at 1 pm. The concert takes place at the Centerbrook Meetinghouse, 51 Main Street, Centerbrook and is FREE and open to the public.

The United States Coast Guard Band Saxophone Quartet is comprised of the saxophone section of the U.S. Coast Guard Band, one of the five premier U.S. military bands. In addition to performing throughout Taiwan in 2009 and 2010, the Quartet performs regularly at conferences held by the World Saxophone Congress and the North American Saxophone Alliance, and has performed at the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic and at Carnegie Hall. The Quartet also performs at universities throughout New England and on recitals as part of the Coast Guard Band’s Chamber Players concert series. The Quartet’s members also form the Element Saxophone Quartet, winning medals at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.

The members of the quartet are:

Chief Musician Joshua Thomas

Musician 1st Class Greg Case

Musician 1st Class Joe D’Aleo

Chief Musician Jeff Emerich

Community Music School offers innovative music programming for infants through adults, building on a 30 year tradition of providing quality music instruction to residents of shoreline communities. CMS programs cultivate musical ability and creativity and provide students with a thorough understanding of music so that they can enjoy playing and listening for their entire lives. Additional information can be found at

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