The SMC Emeritus College Concert Band will present its Winter Concert at 3 p.m. on March 15. The concert will be held in The Broad Stage at the SMC Performing Arts Center, Santa Monica Boulevard at 11th Street.

The free concert will feature a variety of works and free parking will be available.

“The concert will pay special tribute to John Lanni and Richard Wagnon,” said Emeritus College Concert Band Conductor Jessica Swift. “I am sad to say they both passed away this past November. They each contributed greatly to the Concert Band throughout the years, as both musicians and educators.”

The band’s lively program will include Aaron Copland’s “An Outdoor Overture,” George Gershwin’s “A Symphonic Portrait, ” Henry Fillmore’s “The Crosley March,” Carmen Dragon’s “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” Franz von Supp√©’s “Morning, Noon, and Night in Vienna,” and more.

The Emeritus College Concert Band is made up of musicians of a wide age range. The variety of musical and life experience that each band member brings to the group fuels an environment of ongoing inspiration. New members are always welcome, call (310) 434-4306 to find out how to join.

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