The British Invasion (Music from Across the Pond)

The Marion Concert Band continues its summer concert series with a program of music from the British Isles on Friday, August 5. The program features several classic British Brass Band pieces as well as the music of Petula Clark, Gerry and the Pacemakers and the Beatles. There may even be an appearance by members of the Cape Cod British Car Club, LTD (CCBCC.) The program is as follows:

Colonel Bogey – K. J. Alford

Crown Imperial – W. Walton

English Suite – C. Grundman

Blue Bells of Scotland – A. Pryor

Tobias F. Monte, euphonium

Prelude, Siciliano & Rondo – M. Arnold

Sòlas Ané – S. Hazo

The Liberty Bell March – J.P. Sousa

Pop and Rock Legends: The Beatles – M. Sweeney

Irish Tune from County Derry – P. Grainger

Doctor Who: Through Time and Space – M. Gold

The British Are Coming – arr. J. Bocook

Knightsbridge March – E. Coates

            Tobias F. Monte, euphonium soloist, has performed with the Massachusetts All-State Band, the New Bedford Symphony Youth Orchestra, the UMass Dartmouth Wind Ensemble and Jazz Orchestra, St. Cecilia Philharmonic Band and the Tri-County Symphonic Band. He has been a member of the Marion Concert Band since 2011.

            The Cape Cod British Car Club, LTD (CCBCC) is a Massachusetts not-for-profit corporation whose membership annually exceeds 250. While members come from all over the world, most members are residents of southern New England. CCBCC members enjoy driving and displaying their English automobiles. Throughout the year, the CCBCC participates in events and raises funds for scholarship purposes. Annually, the club provides scholarships to automotive and auto body students at the Upper Cape Regional Technical School, the South Plymouth High School and the Cape Cod Regional Technical School. The club also provides funds towards a specific scholarship program available to Falmouth High School students.

            The concert, under the direction of Tobias S. Monte, will begin at 7:00, weather permitting, 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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