Charlotte Pride Band (CPB) opens its 2018-2019 season with “An American Elegy.” The concert will be led by CPB’s new artistic director, John Stanley Ross. Dr. Ross is director of bands at Appalachian State University. The concert will feature “An American Elegy" and other works by American composers such as Leonard Bernstein, John Philip Souse, Eric Whitacre, Frank Ticheli, and Samuel Hazo. The concert is at 6 pm on Saturday, November 3 in Heaton Hall at Myers Park Baptist Church. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased at the door or online at http://www.charlotteprideband.org/!tickets/.