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Medina Community Band Concert



Event Type(s): Arts / Theatre / Music
Organization: Medina Community Band
Description: Complete information on each concert, literature performed, soloists, and guest conductors, as well as personnel for each concert can all be found on our website:

This material is a general media release for Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Site: Medina’s Uptown Park Square (intersections of Rts 18, 42, Broadway and Liberty Street). Cancellation of concerts due to the weather will be posted on the above website!
Medina Community Band will present the fourth concert of the 2018 summer season, a celebration of 159 years (since 1859) of presenting community concerts in Medina, on Friday, June 22nd, 2018, at 8:30p, in Medina’s Uptown Park Square Gazebo. Concerts will continue every Friday through Friday, July 27th. A special July 4th concert is planned as well. All concerts will begin at 8:30p.
Featured soloists for the concert will be Sadie Nayman, flute, who will perform the Faure’s “Fantasie, Op 79” and Marcia Nelson-Kline and Paul Rocco, cornet duet “Ida and Dottie Polka” by Barnhouse.
Maestro Neiman will conduct the band in Work’s “Marching Through Georgia;” Denza’s “Funiculi, Funicula;” and Barnhouse’s waltz “Among the Roses.” Featured marches will be Sousa’s “Globe and Eagle;” “Manhattan Beach;” “Semper Fidelis;” and, “The Stars and Stripes Forever.”
In conjunction with the Bicentennial of the City of Medina, Medina Community Band will feature selections written and/or performed during the period of 1878 through 1898. Associate conductor David Roth will conduct Sousa’s “Gladiator” march and Meacham’s “American Patrol.”
Concerts by the Medina Community Band traditionally last approximately one hour and are patterned after outdoor band concerts in the 1880s through 1930s and feature concert overtures, solos by instrumentalists and vocalists, as well as popular selections, and lots and lots of marches. For listings of all concerts, visit the band’s website ( Area social and civic groups will be featured as summer social hosts providing light refreshments at a reasonable donation during each concert. The June 22nd concert will feature Boy Scouts of America, Troop 514 as social host.
Marcus Neiman conducts Medina Community Band and will be joined in the conducting duties by David Roth (associate conductor) and John Connors (assistant conductor). Medina Community Band is proudly sponsored and supported by the Medina Community Band Association, composed of members of Medina Community Band. The board of directors consists of Lu Ann Gresh, president; Vicki Smith, vice president; Gail Sigmund, financial secretary; Amy Muhl, treasurer; Sue McLaughlin, secretary; with directors Margaret Blasko, John Connors, and, Robert Moore.
Membership in MCB is open and there are no dues or auditions; however, members are expected to maintain a regular attendance. The band rehearses on Wednesday evening from 7p - 9p in the band room of Highland High School (4150 Ridge Road, Medina) September through the end of July.
For additional information on the 2018 concert season or Medina Community Band, contact Neiman at 330.725.8198 or
In Conjunction with the Bicentennial for the City of Medina
(Featuring music written and/or performed 1878 to 1898)

The Medina Community Band

Marcus Neiman, conductor

David Roth, associate conductor
John Connors, assistant conductor


Sadie Nayman, flute soloist
Marcia Nelson-Kline & Paul Rocco, cornet duet soloists

Friday, June 22nd Concert Program

Medina Uptown Park Square Gazebo
8:30 p.m.

Anthem, Star Spangled Banner (1889/1917) John Stafford Smith
John Philip Sousa

Intermezzo, Marching Through Georgia (1891/2001) Henry Clay Work
John Philip Sousa/edited by Michael Golemo

March, Globe and Eagle (1879/2015) John Philip Sousa

Flute Solo, Fantasie, Op 79 (1898/2006) Gabriel Urbain Fauré
Robert K. Webb

Sadie Nayman, soloist

Waltz, Among the Roses (1898/1935) Charles Lloyd Barnhouse

Cornet Duet, Ida and Dottie Polka (1899) Frank Hoyt Losey

Marcia Nelson-Kline & Paul Rocco, cornet soloists

March, Manhattan Beach (1893/2016) John Philip Sousa

Folksong, Funiculì, Funiculà (1880/1994) Luigi Denza
Alfred Reed

March, Gladiator (1889/2015) John Philip Sousa

Patrol, American Patrol (1891/1902) Frank White Meacham

David Roth, conducting

March, Semper Fidelis (1886/2016) John Philip Sousa

National March, The Stars and Stripes Forever (1896) John Philip Sousa

Patriotic Sing-A-Long, God Bless America (1917) Irving Berlin
Erik W.G. Leidzén

Address: 4756 Gateway Drive
Medina, Ohio 44256
Contact Name: Marcus Neiman
Contact Phone: 330-725-8198
More Info Link:
Date: Friday, 6/22/2018
Start Time: 8:30 PM
End Time: 9:30 PM
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