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Medina Community Band Concert

Location:

Medina

Event Type(s): Arts / Theatre / Music
Organization: Medina Community Band
Description: Medina Community Band will present the ninth concert of the 2018 summer season, a celebration of 159 years (since 1859) of presenting community concerts in Medina, on Friday, July 20th, 2018, at 8:30p, in Medina’s Uptown Park Square Gazebo. Concerts will continue every Friday through Friday, July 27th. All concerts will begin at 8:30p.

Featured soloist for the concert will be Kyle Snyder, tuba soloist soloist, who will perform the Lipton and Yarrow solo “Puff, the Magic Dragon.” Featured ensemble will be a cornet duet with Marcia Nelson Kline and Paul Rocco performing Frank Losey’s “Ida & Dottie Polka Duet.”
Maestro Neiman will conduct the band in the Lennon and McCartney classic “Symphonic Beatles;” John Williams’ “Raiders March” from ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark;’ and band member Rodney Hannah’s own march – “The Torch.”
In conjunction with the Bicentennial of the City of Medina, Medina Community Band will feature selections written and/or performed during the period of 1978 through 1998. Associate conductor David Roth will two very special Sousa marches: “Mother Goose” and “Mother Hubbard.” Vicki Smith will conduct David Bennett’s “Clarinet Polka.”

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 (www.medinacommunityband.org). Area social and civic groups will be featured as summer social hosts providing light refreshments at a reasonable donation during each concert. The July 20th concert will feature Medina Creative Housing 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 orchestra room of Medina High School (777 East Union Street, 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 MarcusNeiman@medinacommunityband.org.
In Conjunction with the Bicentennial for the City of Medina
(Featuring music written and/or performed 1978 to 1998)

The Medina Community Band

Marcus Neiman, conductor

David Roth, associate conductor
John David Connors, assistant conductor

with

Kyle Snyder, tuba soloist
Vicki Smith, guest conducting

Marcia Nelson-Kline & Paul Rocco, trumpet duet

Friday, July 20th – Concert Program

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

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

Popular, The Symphonic Beatles (1992) John Lennon & Paul McCartney
John Cacavas

Movie Music, Raider’s March from ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ (1998/2004) John Williams
Paul Lavender

Tuba Solo, Puff, the Magic Dragon (1961/1963) Leonard Lipton & Peter Yarrow
Richard Maltby
Kyle Snyder, soloist

March, The Torch (1990) Rodney Hannah

Trumpet Duet, Ida & Dottie Polka (1899) Frank Hoyt Losey

Marcia Nelson-Kline & Paul Rocco, trumpet duet

March, Rolling Thunder (1915) Henry Fillmore

Polka, Clarinet Polka arranged and edited by David Bennett

Vicki Smith, conducting
Special Sousa Marches

Mother Goose (1883) John Philip Sousa

Mother Hubbard (1885) John Philip Sousa

David Roth, conducting

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


Program subject to change

Address: 4756 Gateway Drive
Medina, Ohio 44256
Contact Name: Marcus Neiman
Contact Phone: 330-725-8198
More Info Link: www.medinacommunityband.org
Date: Friday, 7/20/2018
Start Time: 8:30 PM
End Time: 9:30 PM
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