Concerts

Orchestras

CHESAPEAKE ORCHESTRA -- Friday at 7, conducted by Jeffrey Silberschlag with soprano Kishna Davis in music by Gershwin and Ellington, followed by fireworks. Free. St. Mary's College of Maryland, Route 5, St. Mary's City. 240-895-2024.

AIR FORCE CONCERT BAND -- Friday at 7. Free. Harris Pavilion, 9201 Center St., Manassas. 202-767-5658.

D.C. YOUTH ORCHESTRA -- Friday at 8. Free. Coolidge High School, Fifth and Sheridan NW. 202-723-1612.

ARMY BAND and ensembles, Friday at 8. Free. West Terrace, U.S. Capitol. 703-696-3399 or 202- 619-7222.

MARYLAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Saturday at 7:30, Elizabeth Schulze conducts a "Salute to Independence," including Copland's "Fanfare for the Common Man," Tchaikovsky's "1812" Overture and Sousa's "Stars and Stripes Forever," followed by fireworks. At Antietam National Battlefield, on Route 65 at Starke Avenue, Sharpsburg. 301-797-4000.

ANNAPOLIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Saturday at 8, with the Army Band Broadway Trio in a holiday program, including Tchaikovsky's "1812" Overture, followed by fireworks. Free. Anne Arundel Community College Stadium, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. 410-269-1132.

BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Saturday and Sunday at 8, Sousa's "Stars and Stripes Forever," "Yankee Doodle" variations, Tchaikovsky's "1812" Overture and other holiday music, followed by fireworks. Oregon Ridge Park, 13401 Beaver Dam Rd., Cockeysville. 410-783-8000.

AIR FORCE CONCERT BAND and Singing Sergeants, Sunday at 6. Free. National Air and Space Museum, Seventh and Independence SW. 202-767-5658.

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Sunday at 8, conducted by Erich Kunzel with Vince Gill & Amy Grant, Yolanda Adams, Robin Gibb, Clay Aiken and others in "A Capitol Fourth." (Public dress rehearsal, Saturday at 7:30.) West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. 202-619-7222.

NAVAL ACADEMY BAND and ensembles, Tuesday at 7:30. Free. City Dock, Annapolis. 410-293-1262.

AIR FORCE BAND and ensembles, Tuesday at 8. Free. West Terrace, U.S. Capitol. 202-767-5658 or 202- 619-7222.

NAVY BAND and ensembles, Tuesday at 8. Free. U.S. Navy Memorial, 701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-737-2300 or 202-433-2525.

AIR FORCE BAND and ensembles, Wednesday at noon. Free. National Air and Space Museum, Seventh and Independence SW. 202-767-5658 or 202-357-2700.

MARINE BAND and ensembles, Wednesday at 8. Free. West Terrace, U.S. Capitol. 202-433-4011 or 202- 619-7222.

257TH ARMY BAND -- Thursday at 6:30. Free. Lion-Tiger Hill, National Zoo, 3001 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-673-4925.

MARINE BAND and ensembles, Thursday at 7. Free. U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial), on U.S. 50 next to Arlington National Cemetery. 202-433-4011.

CITY OF FAIRFAX BAND -- Thursday at 8. Free. Veterans Amphitheater, Fairfax City Hall, 10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax. 703-385-7858 or 703-757-0220.

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -- Thursday at 8:15, conducted by Marvin Hamlisch in a pops program with vocalist Linda Eder. Filene Center, Wolf Trap Park, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-218-6500 or 703-255-1860.

Chamber Groups

"THE COSMOS ACCORDING TO Crumb," Part II, Tuesday at 7:30. Free. Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. 202-537-6200.

"GRACE CHURCH BACH FESTIVAL" -- Wednesday at 7:30, with organist Francine Mate, soprano Lois Beckwith Johnson, oboist Mary Ann Ruehling and contrabassist Deborah Edge. Grace Church, 1041 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-333-7100.

MONUMENTAL BRASS -- Thursday at 7:30. Free. Strathmore Hall Arts Center, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. 301-530-0540.

Recitals

EDWARD NASSOR -- carillonneur, Saturday at 6 and Sunday at 2. Free. Netherlands Carillon, Fort Myer and Marshall drives, Arlington. 703-289-2500.

JACOB WOLFE KIDDER -- pianist, Sunday at 3. Free. The Lyceum, 201 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-799-8229 or 703-838-4994.

JONATHAN B. HALL -- organist, Sunday at 6. Free. National Shrine Of The Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Ave. NE. 202-526-8300.

ERIK WM. SUTER -- organist, Monday at 11. Free. Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. 202-537-6200.

CATHRYN FRAZIER-NEELY -- soprano, cellist Jodi Beder and pianist Barbro Dahlman, Wednesday at noon. National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave. NW. 202-783-7370.

WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL Piano Competition -- Preliminary rounds, Thursday 10:30 to 4:30. Arts Club of Washington, 2017 I St. NW. 703-486-0071.

Choral Groups

FORT WASHINGTON Community Choir and the National Concert Band of America, Saturday at 7. Free. Fort Washington Park, Fort Washington Road off Route 210, Fort Washington. 301-248-4290 or 301-763-4600.

ROYAL SCHOOL OF CHURCH Music Chorus of Young Men and Women, Tuesday at 12:10. Free. Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW. 202-347-2635.

"WASHINGTON SUMMER SINGS" -- Tuesday at 7:30, sing Durufle's "Requiem," conducted by Donald McCullough. Western Presbyterian Church, 2401 Virginia Ave. NW. 703-442-9404.