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Orchestra, Concert Band: March Music Madness

Sun, Mar 03, 2013 starting at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Free concert with music by Rossini, Schubert, Schonberg, others! 

“March Music Madness,” a joint concert by the Parkland College Orchestra and Parkland Concert Band, has been scheduled for Sunday, March 3 at 3 p.m. at Faith United Methodist Church, 1719 S. Prospect Ave., Champaign. The event is free and open to the public.

The Parkland College Orchestra, conducted by Jack Ranney, will perform a number of selections, including William Tell Overture by Gioachini Rossini, edited by William Ryden; Vilia from The Merry Widow by Franz Lehár, arranged by William Ryden; and Selections from Les Misérables by Claude Michele Schonberg, arranged by Jerry Brubaker.

Parkland’s Concert Band will perform The Sinfonians Symphonic March by Clifton Williams; First Movement from Symphony No 8 in B Minor by Franz Schubert, arranged for Symphonic Band by Lucien Cailliet; and W. C. Handy’s St. Louis Blues March by W. C. Handy, arranged for Tex Beneke by Jerry Gray (with adaptation by Perry Burgett), among other selections. Larry Stoner is the conductor.

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