Marion Concert Band

On Monday, August 27, the Marion Concert Band will close its 2012 season with a concert featuring the music of film composer John Williams and the Boston Pops Orchestra. The program, which includes several pieces frequently performed by the Pops, is as follows:

• National Anthem

• His Honor – H. Fillmore

• Light Cavalry Overture – F. von Suppé

• Olympic Fanfare & Theme – J. Williams

• Strike Up the Band – G. Gershwin

• Belle of the Ball – L. Anderson

• Bugler’s Holiday – L. Anderson (John Smialek, Philip Hague, Mary Eldred, buglers)

• Crooner’s Serenade – arr. Justin Williams

• Jurassic Park Soundtrack Highlights – J. Williams

• Clarinet Escapade – R. Ward

• The Waltzing Cat – L. Anderson

• Raiders of the Lost Ark Medley – J. Williams

• Theme from E.T. – J. Williams

• The Stars and Stripes Forever – J. P. Sousa

John Smialek holds a master’s degree in music from Northwestern University. He has performed with the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra, New Bedford Symphony Orchestra and the Springfield Symphony Orchestra. Philip Hague teaches brass instruments in Scituate, Weymouth, Dennis-Yarmouth Regional school system and Plymouth. He is principal trumpet with the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra and the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra. Mary Eldred currently performs with the Tri-County Symphonic Band, Marion Concert Band, Saint Cecilia Philharmonic Band and the Band of America’s Few. She is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps where she performed with the Parris Island Marine Band.

The concert, under the direction of Tobias Monte, will begin at 7:30 at the Robert Broomhead Bandstand, Island Wharf off Front Street in Marion. The concert is free and open to the public.

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