Marion Concert Band to feature Latin-American music Aug. 17

Aug 9, 2018

Marion Concert Band will present a Latin-American festival of music at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 17, in the Robert O. Broomhead Bandstand on Island Wharf, located off Front Street.

The diverse program, which is under the direction of Tobias Monte, includes music from Mexico, Spain, Brazil, Cuba and the Caribbean, as well as familiar music that demonstrates the influence that Latin-American musical styles have had on American popular music.

To add to the festive atmosphere of the evening, the audience is encouraged to wear tropical or Latin-American attire.  The program will be as follows: La Bonita (Spanish March) by J. Tarver, Pan-American Promenade arrangement by D. Bennett, and Caribbean Rondo by P. La Plante,

Also, Brazilian Festival by A. C. Jobim, Danzas Cubanas by R. Sheldon, Montego Bay (samba) by S. Nestico, Malagueña by E. Lecuona, Martinique by R. Washburn, Serenata by L. Anderson, Mas Que Nada by J. Ben, Spanish Flea by  J. Wechter, Spain by C. Corea, and Commandante (Marche Espagnole) by G. Guentzel

All concerts are free and open to the public.  "Like" them on Facebook at "Marion Town Band" for up-to-date announcements and rain cancellation notices.