On Wednesday July 7th at 7:30 pm in Breitbeck Park, Oswegoâ€™s City Band will present a concert that pays tribute to composer Percy Grainger. Selections of Graingerâ€™s music: the Childrenâ€™s March, Shepherds Hey, Country Gardens and Molly on the Shore will be featured. Other selections will include a Medley from My Fair Lady and Trumpeterâ€™s Lullaby performed by Soloist Ron Stewart.
City Band director Donald Goodness stated, â€œThis tribute to Grainger not only celebrates the composerâ€™s birthday on July 8th, but celebrates his many compositions for concert band and the unique style in which he writes.â€
This is the second concert of the 2010 Summer Sunset Concert Series that is celebrating its 75th Anniversary Season.