Spring Concert Series 2018
Date and Time Location



April 20

Whatcom Community College
Syre Student Center (SSC)
237 W. Kellogg Road,
Bellingham WA 98226

North Cascades Concert Band!

Robert Pattermann, Music Director & Conductor 

April 21

Arlington High School
Byrnes Performing Arts Center
18821 Crown Ridge Blvd.

Arlington WA 98223

Sousa's America Concert

Featuring Celica Buettgen
French Horn
April 22

Anacortes High School
Brodiak Performing Arts Center
1600 20th St
WA 98221

French horn player Staff Sergeant Cecilia Buettgen joined the “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in May 2013. Staff Sgt. Buettgen began her musical training on the horn at age 11. After graduating in 2004 from Sterling Heights High School, she earned a bachelor’s degree in 2008 from Western Michigan University (WMU) in Kalamazoo. In 2010, she earned a master’s degree from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM). She studied with Lin Folk of WMU, Elizabeth Freimuth of CCM and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and Randy Gardner of CCM and the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Prior to joining “The President’s Own,” Staff Sgt. Buettgen was the acting principal horn of the Beijing National Opera House in China and performed with the Columbus and Lima Symphony Orchestras in Ohio, Kentucky Symphony Orchestra in Newport, the Richmond Symphony Orchestra in Indiana, and the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra in St. Joseph.

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Help us celebrate the community band tradition.

The concert is free!  No purchasing tickets. 

   Donations accepted at the door for each concert.
Admission is Free: 

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$ 5.00 STUDENTS. 

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NCCB is a 501.c(3) non-profit organization.