"We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things. Not because they are easy, but because they are hard. Because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills. Because that challenge is one we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one we intend to win..."
Journey to the moon, the stars, and the planets beyond with this fun piece for concert band that blends the adventure of exploration with a solemn reflection on those who made traveling to the final frontier possible. Commissioned by the Canyon Springs STEM Academy and inspired by John F. Kennedy's "We Choose to Go to the Moon" speech, this piece challenges the best of your ensemble's energies and skills as you embark on an adventure to the moon!