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Medina Community Band Concert

Friday, June 14 - 8:30 PM


 

Medina Community Band will the second concert of the 2019 summer season, a celebration of 160 years (since 1859) of presenting community concerts in Medina, on Friday, June 14th, 2019, in Medina’s Uptown Park Square Gazebo.  Concerts will continue every Friday through Friday, July 26th.  A special July 4th concert is planned as well.  There will be no concert on Friday, July 5th.  All concerts will begin at 8:30p.

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).

Featured tuba soloist will be Andrew Tatman performing Andrea Catozzi’s Beelzebub and Sue McLaughlin and Amy Muhl performing the first movement from Vivaldi’s Concerto in C Major for Two Piccolos.  The concert is dedicated to the memory of former Medina Community Band trumpet player Robert James Ullery.

Special recognition of Flag Day will feature Suppé overture to the operetta Light Cavalry; Duble’s march Old Glory Triumphant; Alford’s march Vanished Army; Bernstein’s Simple Song from his Mass; Bidgood’s march Vimy Ridge; and Sousa’s marches Golden Star and The Stars and Stripes Forever.  A patriotic salute, containing Lowden’s Arm Forces Salute; Dvorák’s Goin’ Home; and, Berlin’s God Bless America will also be featured. 

The ice cream social for June 14th will be sponsored by United Church of Christ, Congregational.

As of April 19th, the following featured soloist and ensembles will appear with Medina Community Band, subject to change:

Friday, June 21st – Woodwind duet – Mary Ann Grof-Neiman, clarinet and Amy Muhl, flute

Friday, June 28thKevin Wallick, cornet solo

Thursday, July 4thKevin Wallick, cornet soloist; Sadie Nayman, flute solo.

Friday, July 19thGeorge Rosin, trombone soloist

Area social and civic groups will be featured as summer social hosts providing light refreshments at a reasonable donation during each concert:  June 21stBoy Scouts of America Troop 514; June 28thMedina County Historical Society; July 4thMedina Breakfast Kiwanis Club; July 12thMedina High School Band Boosters; July 19th, Medina Lions Club; and, July 26thMedina Creative Housing.

Marcus Neiman conducts Medina Community Band and will be joined in the conducting duties by 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; Amy Muhl, vice president; Gail Sigmund, financial secretary; Karen Sater, treasurer; Sue McLaughlin, secretary; with directors John Connors, Dr. Thomas Kenat, Robert Moore, and Kristin Thompson. 

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 Middle School (3880 Ridge Road, Medina) September through the end of July; providing three to four concerts during the fall, winter, and spring months both at home and on the road.  The band also presents their popular summer series every Friday, June through July, in Medina's Uptown Park Gazebo.  Each year the band presents at a winter concert, spring concert, and the popular "Sousa Concert" at EHOVE Career Center (Milan, OH).  For additional information on the 2019 concert season or Medina Community Band, contact Neiman at 330.725.8198 or MarcusNeiman@medinacommunityband.org.

 

 

 

 

 


 

The Medina Community Band

 

Marcus Neiman, conductor

 

John Connors, assistant conductor

 

with

Andrew Tatman, tuba solo

Sue McLaughlin and Amy Muhl, piccolo duet

 

Friday Evening, June 14th, 2019

 

Medina Uptown Park Square Gazebo

8:30 p.m.

 

 

Anthem, Star Spangled Banner (1889/1917) ..........................................................................  Francis Scott Key

John Philip Sousa

 

Overture, Light Cavalry (1866/1922) ...................................................................................... Franz von Suppé

Henry Fillmore

 

March, Old Glory Triumphant (1919) ......................................................................................  Charles Duble

 

Tuba Solo, Beelzebub (1886/1912) ............................................................................................ Andrea Catozzi

G.H. Reeves (Louis-Philippe Laurendeau)

Andrew Tatman, soloist

 

March, Vanished Army (1918) ..............................................................................................  Kenneth Alford

 

Mass, A Simple Song (1971) .............................................................................................  Leonard Bernstein

Michael Sweeney

 

March, Golden Star (1919) ................................................................................................. John Philip Sousa

Dan Godfrey

 

Sing-A-Long, On the Mall (1923) ..................................................................................  Edwin Franko Goldman

 

March, Vimy Ridge (1921) .................................................................................................. Thomas Bidgood

 

Piccolo Duet, Concerto in C Major for Two Piccolos, RV 533 (Mvt 1) (2003) .................................. Antonio Vivaldi

Charles T. Yeago

 

Sue McLaughlin & Amy Muhl, soloists

 

March, Gold Bug (1896/1924) .................................................................................................. Victor Herbert

 

Patriotic Salute, Armed Forces Salute ......................................................................................  arr. Lowden

 

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

 

Patriotic Hymn, Goin’ Home (1893/1996) .................................................................................. Antonin Dvorák

Jari Villanueva

 

Patriotic Sing-A-Long, God Bless America (1917)........................................................................... Irving Berlin

Erik William Gustav Leidzén

 

 

In Memory of Robert James Ullery


 



Location

Uptown Park Gazebo
Medina, 44256
Event Type
Music

Organization

Medina Community Band

Date / Time

Friday, June 14, 2019
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Contact

Name:
Marcus Neiman
Phone:
(330) 725-8198
Email:
marcusneiman@zoominternet.net
More Info:
http://www.medinacommunityband.org/