A Latin-American Festival

The Marion Concert Band will present a Latin-American “Festival” of music on Friday, August 17. The diverse program includes music from Mexico, Spain, Brazil, Cuba, and the Caribbean, as well as familiar music that demonstrates the influence that Latin-American musical styles have had on American popular music. To add to the festive atmosphere of the evening, the audience is encouraged to wear tropical or Latin-American attire. The program is as follows:

La Bonita (Spanish March) – J. Tarver

Pan-American Promenade – arr. D. Bennett

Caribbean Rondo – P. La Plante

Brazilian Festival – A. C. Jobim

Danzas Cubanas – R. Sheldon

Montego Bay (samba) – S. Nestico

Malagueña – E. Lecuona

Martinique – R. Washburn

Serenata – L. Anderson

Mas Que Nada – J. Ben

Spanish Flea – J. Wechter

Spain – C. Corea

Commandante (Marche Espagnole) – G. Guentzel

The concert, under the direction of Tobias Monte, will begin at 7:00 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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