A night at the movies that’s out of this world
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MARION — On Friday, July 19, the Marion Concert Band will continue its Friday evening concert series with a program of music based on two themes.
The first half of the program will feature soundtrack music from a variety of motion pictures and TV shows. The second half of the program will be feature music with a “space” theme, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, which occurred on July 20, 1969.
The program, under the direction of guest conductor Philip Sanborn, is as follows:
- Tenth Regiment March - R. B. Hall
- The Sounds of Hollywood - J. Higgins
- Ben-Hur - M. Rózsa
- It Had Better Be Tonight (from The Pink Panther) - H. Mancini
- Bond…James Bond - arr. S. Bulla
- Prime Time Toon Revue - arr. T. Ricketts
- Pirates of the Caribbean - K. Badelt
- Star Wars Medley - J. Williams
- Star Trek Through the Years - J. Moss
- Dr. Who: Through Time and Space - M. Gold
- Theme from E.T. - J. Williams
- Americans We - H. Fillmore
Sanborn resides in Marion and is the music director and principal conductor of the Tri-County Symphonic Band and a member of the Southcoast Jazz Orchestra. He has also performed with the Rhode Island Philharmonic, the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra, the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra, the Plymouth Philharmonic, the NBSO Seaside Swing Band, the Buzzards Bay Music Fest Swing Band and the American Band of Providence, Rhode Island.
The concert will be held at the Robert Broomhead Bandstand, on Island Wharf. The program will begin at 7 p.m. All concerts are free and open to the public. Check the Marion Town Band Facebook for up-to-date announcements and rain cancellation notices.
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