â€œHolidays Through the Yearâ€ is the theme for the first concert of the 2010 Summer Sunset Concert Series.
City Band, an Oswego Tradition since 1935, will open the series on Wednesday June 30 at 7:30pm in Breitbeck Park.
Under the direction of Donald Goodness, the band will celebrate the music of the holidays from Labor Day to July 4th. Compositions by Percy Grainger, Richard Strauss and John Phillip Sousa will be featured.
â€œWe are excited to begin this 75th anniversary season,â€ said Goodness, â€œthat will culminate in a very special performance at the end of the season.â€
The summer sunset concerts are cosponsored by The City of Oswego and The Music Performance Fund. They are administered by The Musicians Union of Oswego County, Local 267-441 of The American Federation of Musicians, AFL-CIO.