Oswego City Band Concert Planned July 16 at Breitbeck Park

OSWEGO, NY – The Oswego City Band will be performing an array of symphonic works including Copland’s beloved Variations of a Shaker Melody and Gershwin’s An American in Paris.

Popular tunes like Berlin’s Alexander Ragtime Band and Leroy Anderson’s Bugler’s Holiday, featuring trumpeters Joe Hennebery, Ron Stewart, and Redd Swindells, will also delight the audience.

Additionally, an exhilarating arrangement from the Hollywood film score Pirates of the Caribbean and selections from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Broadway classics will provide contrast to traditional marches by Henry Fillmore and John Philip Sousa.

Ralph Vaughn Williams’ quintessential English Folk Son Suite and an iconic arrangement of the traditional Shenandoah will round out this exciting performance.

All concerts are at Breitbeck Park and begin at 7:30 p.m., except the August dates, which will begin at 7 p.m.

Concert-goers are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Additional upcoming concert dates include August 6 and 13.

The concerts are sponsored by the City of Oswego, with additional funding provided by the Music Performance Trust Fund and Oswego County Musicians Union, Local 267-441.

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