On Friday, August 2, the Marion Concert Band will continue its Friday evening concert series with a program of music from the Broadway stage. The program, which includes highlights from some of Broadway’s most memorable shows, is as follows:
The Purple Carnival March – H. Alford; Broadway Show-Stoppers Overture – arr. W. Barker; O Mio Babbino Caro – G. Puccini; Tracy Gendreau, soprano; Selections from Wicked – S. Schwartz; The Showman – H. Akers; Opening Night on Broadway – arr. M. Brown; People (from Funny Girl) – J. Styne; Tracy Gendreau, soprano; West Side Story Selections – L. Bernstein; Selections from My Fair Lady – F. Loewe; American Legion March – C. Parker
Tracy Gendreau is a cantor at Holy Name Church (Fall River) and teaches Musical Theatre at the Onstage Academy of Performing Arts in Fall River. Her recent theatrical credits include Glinda/Auntie Em for the Little Theatre of Fall River’s performance of The Wizard of Oz, The Baroness in The Sound of Music, the Mother in the opera Amahl & the Night Visitors and Maggie in Tennessee Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (all with LTFR). Gendreau has sung in an American Pop review in Downtown Disney, Orlando, for the Magic Music days program, the Rockin’ America review at Disney (2009) as well as the Swingin’ on a Star Musical review in several venues in Tenn. (2007).
The concert, under the direction of Tobias Monte, will begin at 7:30 pm at the Robert Broomhead Bandstand, Island Wharf, off of Front Street in Marion.