Marion Concert Band closes out season with a ‘Boston Pops’ concert

Aug 23, 2021

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