Medina: The Medina Community Band, under the baton of Marcus Neiman, and Medina Community Band Association will present their annual Winter Concert on Sunday, January 27th, 2019, in the Middle Stage auditorium of Medina High School, 777 East Union Street, Medina. There is no admission charge for the program and free parking is available.
The concert will feature music by Leonard Bernstein. Leonard Bernstein at 100 is the world-wide celebration of the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein, the composer, conductor, educator, musician, cultural ambassador, and humanitarian, officially beginning on August 25, 2017, Bernstein’s 99th birthday, and continuing through his 100th year until August 25, 2019.
Included on the concert will be will feature selections from Bernstein’s “Candide Suite,” “Wrong Note Rag” (from ‘Wonderful Town’), “A Simple Song” (from ‘Mass’), “Slava!,” (a political overture), “Danzon” (from ‘Fancy Free’), selections from “Divertimento,” and, selections from “West Side Story.”
In addition, the band will perform George Gershwin’s “Swanee One-Step,” and, James Horner’s “The Ludlows” (from Legend of the Fall).
Medina Community Band is sponsored by the Medina Community Band Association composed of members of The Medina Community Band who proudly supports the community band.
Membership in Medina Community Band 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 until 9p in the band room of the Highland Middle School (3880 Ridge Road, Medina); 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.
For additional information on the current concert season or Medina Community Band, visit our website - MarcusNeiman@medinacommunityband.org.
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