A Cavalcade of American Popular Music

On Friday, July 29, the Marion Concert Band continues its Friday evening concert series with a program of American popular music. The program, which features a variety of pop styles from the 1920s to 1980s, is as follows:

Washington Post March – J. P. Sousa

Second American Folk Rhapsody – C. Grundman

Flute Cocktail – H. Simeone

Elaine D’Angelo, Wendy Rolfe, Jill Krawiecki, Amy Richard, flutes

New York: 1927 – W. Barker

The Symphonic Gershwin – G. Gershwin

Satchmo! – T. Ricketts

Sinatra! – arr. S. Bulla

Pop and Rock Legends: The Beatles – arr. M. Sweeney

The Blues Brothers Revue – arr. J. Bocook

Africa (recorded by Toto) – D. Paich & J. Porcaro

Pop and Rock Legends: The Association – arr. T. Ricketts

Thundercrest March – E. Osterling

Elaine Baker-D’Angelo is principal flutist with the South Shore Concert Band. She has performed with the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra and has served as principal flutist for the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra. Marion resident Wendy Rolfe is Professor of Flute at the Berklee College of Music in Boston and performs regularly with the Handel and Haydn Society, Boston Baroque, Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra, and the Buzzards Bay Musicfest. A Needham native, Jill Krawiecki resides in Melrose and is a Registered Nurse with Partners HealthCare. She freelances in flute performance, most recently as a soloist for the annual Needham Women’s Club Holiday House Tour, and performed with the Charles River Wind Ensemble under the direction of Eric Hewitt, and has been a member of the Marion Concert Band since 2000. Amy Richard is a graduate student at Rhode Island College pursuing a degree in Music Education. She performs with several ensembles at the college and is a student of Mary Ellen Kregler.

The concert, under the direction of Tobias Monte, will begin at 7:00 pm at the Robert Broomhead Bandstand, Island Wharf off Front Street in Marion. All concerts are free and open to the public. “Like” us on Facebook at “Marion Town Band” for up-to-date announcements and rain cancellation notices.

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