Calendar

March
3/1/11 Movement II, Tuesday Morning Movement II, “Tuesday Morning” completed.
3/5/11 A Letter In Behalf of General Amos A letter arrived in the mail from Headquarters Marine Corps Pentagon on Department of the Navy Stationery:“General Amos requested that I respond in his behalf [to] thank you for your desire to include the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon in this debut performance [and] for your efforts in composing this piece of music.”

It was signed by the Colonel from The Division of Public Affairs

April
4/25/11 First Rehearsal Rehearsal of two movements from Stand will take place on Monday, April 24th in preparation for Anita Brown Jazz Orchestra’s performance May 9th at The Tea Lounge in Brooklyn, NY Sets at 9:00 & 10:30.
May
5/9/11 ABJO at Tea Lounge Anita Brown Jazz Orchestra performs at The Tea Lounge in Brooklyn, NY. The band will preview newly composed movements from Anita’s large-scale work, “Stand: A Symphony for Jazz Orchestra.”
June
6/10/11 Silent Drill Platoon Confirms! The United States Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon, from Marine Barracks, Washington, DC, has just CONFIRMED its participation in my premiere production of “Stand: A Symphony for Jazz Orchestra” on September 10th at 2:00pm in Nyack, NY’s Memorial Park!
6/22/11 Marine Color Guard Anita received e-mail confirmation today that the premiere production of “Stand” on September 10th is eligible for The United States Marine Corps to provide an official color guard.
July
7/8/11 Rehearsal at West point United States Military Academy assists composer, Anita Brown’s objective: The Jazz Knights have offered a preliminary reading of newly completed movements of Stand under the direction of Anita Brown, July 8th, West Point, NY. (Closed event)
7/12/11 Community Sing-Along Anita invites all interested members of the community to join in song to learn the ten-measure theme from Movement V of Stand, Tuesday, July 12th, 5:30-7:00 pm at The Nyack Center, 58 Depew Ave., Nyack, FREE!
7/25/11 Lecture/Join In Song As part of Nyack Jazz Week Anita will give a lecture, inviting attendees to join her in song to learn the ten-measure theme from Movement V of Stand, Monday, July 25th, 5:00-6:00 pm at Reality Bites Cafe, 100 Main St., Nyack, FREE!
September
9/9/11 Final Rehearsal Anita Brown Jazz Orchestra’s final rehearsal for the premiere production of “Stand: A Symphony for Jazz Orchestra.” – New York City
9/10/11 World Premiere: Stand Stand: A Symphony for Jazz Orchestra will be premiered in Memorial Park, Nyack, NY (10960) on Saturday, September 10th, 2:00 pm by Anita Brown Jazz Orchestra under the direction of the composer. This uniquely original piece of performance art will feature The United States Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon.
9/17/11 Mid-Atlantic Premiere: Stand A Mid-Atlantic area premiere of Stand: A Symphony for Jazz Orchestra will take place at Dahlgren Hall on the campus of The United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, on Saturday, September 17th, by The Next Wave Jazz Ensemble under the direction of the composer. Details are forthcoming.
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