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Upcoming Concert Information

Full Program Notes about our upcoming concert can be found at the bottom of this page.

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 8:30 PM, in Medina’s Uptown Park Square Gazebo.  Concerts will continue every Friday through Friday, July 27th.  All concerts will begin at 8:30 PM.

The July 20th concert will feature Medina Creative Housing as social host.

Featured soloist for the concert will be Kyle Snyder, tuba 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 Arc;’ 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 conduct 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.

David Roth,
Jul 17, 2018, 3:34 PM