On Friday, July 1, the Marion Concert Band will open its 2022 concert season with a program of patriotic music in celebration of Independence Day. The program is as follows:
-National Emblem March – E. E. Bagley
-Star Spangled Spectacular – G. M. Cohan
-American Pageant – T. Knox
-Our Glorious Land – J. Olivadoti
-American Civil War Fantasy – J. Bilik
-The Homefront: Musical Memories from World War II arr. J. Christensen
-Armed Forces Salute – arr. B. Lowden
-God Bless the U.S.A. – L. Greenwood
-America, the Beautiful – S. Ward
-1812 Overture (finale) – P. Tchaikovsky
-The Stars and Stripes Forever – J. P. Sousa
The concert, under the direction of Tobias Monte, will be held at Silver Shell Beach and will start at 8:00. The evening will conclude with the town’s fireworks display.
The Marion Concert Band’s season will continue on July 8, with concerts every Friday evening 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.