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Capitol Pops Holiday Concert

The Capitol Pops presents a festive Holiday Concert, featuring a celebration of Concert Band standards and holiday favorites.

The Capitol Pops Concert Band is delighted to announce its upcoming free Holiday Concert, set to take place on December 9th at the Rusch Park auditorium in Citrus Heights. This highly anticipated event promises an enchanting evening of concert band standards, traditional Holiday melodies, and sing-along carols, all guaranteed to captivate audiences of all ages.

Under the direction of conductor Susan Hamre, the Capitol Pops Concert Band is thrilled to present a program that includes pieces from John Williams, Morton Gould and Julie Giroux, along with festive holiday classics. But the fun doesn't end there! The Capitol Pops Concert Band invites the audience to join them in spreading holiday cheer with a lively sing-along session of beloved carols.

The concert features American Salute by Morton Gould, Suite of American Dances by Robert Russell Bennett, Dmitri Kabalevsky’s whimsical Gallop, a work by John Williams as well as new and old holiday favorites including A Most Wonderful Christmas arr by Robert Sheldon, Merry Christmas, Everyone! by Steven Reineke and the jazzy and exciting 3 Wise Guys by Julie Giroux.

The Capitol Pops Holiday Concert promises to be a free, festive evening for music lovers and holiday enthusiasts alike. Mark your calendars for December 9th and join us at Rusch Park for an evening filled with enchanting performances, cherished melodies, and joyful sing-alongs.

For more information about the concert, please visit or contact [email protected].

About Capitol Pops Concert Band:

The Capitol Pops Concert Band is a renowned ensemble dedicated to delighting audiences with their exceptional musical performances. Comprised of talented musicians from diverse backgrounds from all over the Sacramento Valley and surrounding foothills, the band showcases their versatility through a wide repertoire that includes concert band standards, classical works, and popular favorites. Led by conductor Susan Hamre, the Capitol Pops Concert Band continues to captivate audiences with their passion for music and commitment to excellence.

Date & Time

December 9, 2023

7:00PM - 9:00PM


Rusch Community Park - 7801 Auburn Boulevard, Citrus Heights, CA, 95610 7801 Auburn Boulevard Citrus Heights 95610 CA US

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