A Night at the Movies That’s Out of This World

On Friday, July 19, the Marion Concert Band continues its Friday evening concert series with a program of music based on two themes. The first half of the program will feature soundtrack music from a variety of motion pictures and TV shows. The second half of the program will be feature music with a “space” theme, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, which occurred on July 20, 1969. The program, under the direction of guest conductor Philip Sanborn, is as follows:

Tenth Regiment March – R. B. Hall

The Sounds of Hollywood – J. Higgins

Ben-Hur – M. Rózsa

It Had Better Be Tonight (from The Pink Panther) – H. Mancini

Bond…James Bond – arr. S. Bulla

Prime Time Toon Revue – arr. T. Ricketts

Pirates of the Caribbean – K. Badelt

Star Wars Medley – J. Williams

Star Trek Through the Years – J. Moss

Doctor Who: Through Time and Space – M. Gold

Theme from E.T. – J. Williams

Americans We – H. Fillmore

            Guest conductor Philip Sanborn resides in Marion and is the music director and principal conductor of the Tri-County Symphonic Band and a member of the Southcoast Jazz Orchestra. He has also performed with the Rhode Island Philharmonic, the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra, the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra, the Plymouth Philharmonic, the NBSO Seaside Swing Band, the Buzzards Bay Musicfest Swing Band, and the American Band of Providence, R.I.

            The concert will be held at the Robert Broomhead Bandstand, Island Wharf off Front Street in Marion. The program will begin at 7:00 pm. 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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