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.