Coast Guard Band to perform May 4

New London - The Coast Guard Band will be led by esteemed conductor Charles Peltz in a concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 4, in Leamy Concert Hall at the Coast Guard Academy.

The program includes pieces spanning the rich history of music for wind ensemble from noted composers Charles Ives, Lars-Erik Larsson, William Schuman, and others.

Peltz is the director of wind ensemble activities at the New England Conservatory and music director of the Glens Falls Symphony. He has conducted the orchestras of Syracuse, Buffalo, the Pacific Symphony in Los Angeles and the New Jersey Ballet.

This event is free and open to the public. The academy, at 15 Mohegan Ave., is handicapped-accessible. All visitors to the academy must present a valid state-issued photo ID. For more information, visit or call (860) 701-6826.

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