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The Museum Of Making Music


Special Edition Orchestra, Sunday May 29, 2016

In honor of Memorial Day weekend, the Special Edition Orchestra salutes famous service bands of World War II. Selections include pieces from Carlsbad’s own Sammy Nestico, the Artie Shaw Navy Band, Marine Sergeant Charlotte Plummer’s all-women service band, singer Rudy Vallée, Glenn Miller’s Army Air Force Band and more. To continue with the patriotic theme, the orchestra will perform a specially arranged armed forces medley, Stars and Stripes Forever and America.

Presented by John Hall and conducted by Dave Murray, the Special Edition Orchestra (formally The Miller Sound Orchestra) is comprised of professional musicians and top vocalists from the greater San Diego area. Get tickets here.

Explore the history and innovation of American music products at The Museum of Making Music, founded in 1998.  Offering an unusual perspective, the museum showcases a side of the music industry where very little is known. The museum educates the public through films, private concerts, workshops, and their interactive area where visitors have the opportunity to create their own music using the museum’s one-of-a-kind instrument collection.  The current exhibit LOW: The Power & Beauty of Bass runs to July 31, 2016This exhibition introduces several aspects of the low register—bass—experience. The goals are to open your eyes, ears and imagination to this sonic realm, and to inspire you to incorporate this new awareness into your everyday activities.

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The Museum of Making Music – (760) 438-5996 Mass Transit bus route #101

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