On Friday, August 30, the Marion Concert Band will close its 2013 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: “The Trombone King,” K. L. King; “Light Cavalry Overture,” F. von Suppé; “Strike Up the Band,” G. Gershwin; “John Williams: Evening at Pops,” arr. John Higgins; “Belle of the Ball,” L. Anderson; “Clarinet Escapade,” R. Ward; “Jurassic Park Soundtrack Highlights,” J. Williams; “The Syncopated Clock,” L. Anderson; “Mancini!,” H. Mancini; “Theme from E.T.,” J. Williams; “The Stars and Stripes Forever,” J. P. Sousa.
The concert, under the direction of Tobias Monte, will begin at 7:30 pm at the Robert Broomhead Bandstand, Island Wharf off of Front Street in Marion. The concert is free and open to the public.