The Memorial Concert Band of Colonie will celebrate the season with its annual Holiday Concert. The concert will kick off with some traditional concert band fare highlighted by “Nabucco” by opera composer Giuseppe Verdi. Pieces by Khachaturian, Carter, and Grainger are included in the program. The concert will continue with holiday-themed music such as “A Home Alone Christmas” derived from the hit movie Home Alone. Other music varies from the traditional, “Shepherd’s Dance” from Amahl and the Night Visitors by Gian Carlo Menotti and “Candlelight Carol” by the famous British coral conductor, John Rutter, to “Christmas a la Big Band”. This free concert will be at the Mark Cornell Auditorium of Colonie Central High School off Sand Creek Road in Colonie on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 7:30 PM.