The Pierce Manse * 14 Horseshoe Pond Lane * Concord, New Hampshire * 03301 * (603) 225-4555

Programs typically occur on the 4th Thursday of each month at 7:00pm, March through October at the Pierce Manse. Programs are free and open to the public. Seating is limited.
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October 25, 7pm
“History of Bands in America”
 Tom Fisk, Music Educator

“The History of Bands in America” will offer a brief overview of military and civilian bands from the American Revolutionary War to today’s “Special” military bands in Washington D. C. Emphasis will be placed on bands and musicians associated with New Hampshire.

Tom Fisk is a music educator who spend 35 years teaching for the Merrimack Valley School District. He holds a bachelor’s degree in music education and a bachelor’s degree in performance from the Philadelphia Music Academy, now known as The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA. He is a retired veteran who served in the Army Band system for 36 years as both a section clarinetist, concertmaster and commander/ conductor.

November 22, 10am
SPECIAL EVENT: Official Remembrance of Franklin Pierce’s Birthday

Wreath Laying Ceremony in Old North Cemetery. Official Remembrance of Franklin Pierce’s Birthday with N.H.Natl. Guard. Reception at the Manse to follow.

The wreath is sent annually from the White House and commemorates the president’s date of birth and contributions serving in the country’s highest office. Members of the New Hampshire Army National Guard and the Pierce Brigade will lay the wreath, present the colors and a salute. Students from the Christa McAuliffe School will also participate in the ceremony.Type your paragraph here.

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