The competition is named for the 6th director of the Charlottesville Municipal Band, Mr. James W. Simmons, and in honor of its benefactor and Band supporter, the Reverend Dr. Genevieve Murphy. The winner will receive a $1,000.00 scholarship to fund higher education costs and will also perform as featured soloist with the Charlottesville Municipal Band at its Spring Concert.
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Did you know the Charlottesville Municipal Band performs a dozen free concerts for the community every year? From the classics to popular favorites, from film and Broadway to the American folk, jazz and patriotic traditions, the Municipal Band plays the music of our community. But we can’t do that without your generous support! Please make a difference and consider contributing to the annual fund today!
The Charlottesville Municipal Band is pleased to announce our 97th Concert Series has received support from the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Bama Works Fund of Dave Matthews Band at the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation.