Marion Concert Band closes out season with a ‘Boston Pops’ concert
On Friday, Aug. 27, the Marion Concert Band will close its 2021 season with a concert in the style of the Boston Pops Orchestra.
The concert, under the direction of Tobias Monte, will begin at 7 p.m. at the Robert Broomhead Bandstand, Island Wharf off Front Street in Marion.
The concert is free and open to the public.
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The program, which includes pieces by former Pops arranger Leroy Anderson and former Pops conductor John Williams, is as follows:
Montmartre March - H. Wood
Festive Overture - D. Shostakovich
Strike Up the Band - G. Gershwin
Belle of the Ball - L. Anderson
Flute Cocktail - H. Simeone
A Trumpeter’s Lullaby- L. Anderson
Robert Couto, trumpeter
Clarinet Escapade - R. Ward
John Williams: Evening at Pops - arr. J. Higgins
The Waltzing Cat - L. Anderson
Mancini! - H. Mancini
Young Person’s Guide to John Williams - arr. J. Bocook
The Stars and Stripes Forever - J. P. Sousa