Panaji, april 2015 …. The Indian Navy, under the aegis of Flag Officer Commanding Goa Area,will be organising a Band Concert at Kala Academy, Panjim commencing 1800 hrs on 11 & 12 Apr 2015. The Naval Band will play under the direction of Commander VC D’Cruz, the Director of Music (Navy). Commander VC D’Cruz is a native of Goa.
The Indian Naval Band has regaled and enthralled audiences across the country, and around the globe. The musicians accompany Naval ships during goodwill visits to many foreign shores, to play in ensemble with the Bands of these foreign nations. The musicians of the Navy have, therefore, proved their mettle as good ambassaddors of the country.
Of special distinction for the Naval Band have been the International performances during the Queen’s Coronation in the UK, Expo-07 in Japan, the international Music Festival in France, Bicentenary celebrations of the Statue of Liberty, the Australian Bi-centennial celebrations, the President’s Fleet Review in the USA and the International Fleet Review in Australia.
Free passes for the Naval Band Concert may be collected from Kala Academy between 1000 hrs to 1700 h on 09 & 10 Apr 2015 on first come first serve basis.