NOVA Alexandria Band Concert Oct.27

The Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) Alexandria Band celebrates its 45th season with a FREE concert. A highlight of the concert will be the world premiere of George Mason University Professor Emeritus Mark Camphouse’s newest work for symphonic band, Valor and Remembrance. The composition honors U.S. Navy Mess Attendant 2nd Class Doris Miller who was the first African American recipient of the Navy Cross for his heroic actions at Pearl Harbor. Other selections include: Legends of the Galaxy (A Cosmic Fanfare), Finlandia, Second Suiter in F, Fantasy on an African American Spiritual and Orange Bowl.