The Brazil Concert Band will perform twice during Rotary Club Celebration Week July 4 in Forest Park, Brazil. Both programs, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will begin at 7:30 pm at the band shell; if it rains, at the pavilion.
The first concert, entitled “I’ve Made My Plans For The Summer”, will take place on Sunday and will feature a waltz by John Philip Sousa of the same title. Also, “Kentucky 1800” by Clare Grundman, “The National Game” by Sousa, “El Campo” by Fred Jewell and “A Night In June” and “Lovers Lane”, both by Karl L. King. Also, “Way Down Yonder In New Orleans”, arranged by Jerry Nowak; “March of the Men of Steel”, marked by Harry Alford; “The Queen Of The Sea” by Sousa; “Zeus: the king of the gods” by Rob Romeyn; Sousa’s “thunder”; “His Honor” by Henry Fillmore and “Legion Of Honor” by Fred Jewell.
The BCB will give a two-hour patriotic concert on July 4 from 7:30 p.m. “The Stars And Stripes Forever” will feature Sousa’s famous march of the same title and themes from each of the armed forces, “Hymn”, arranged by Paul Yoder; “Semper Paratus” for the Coast Guard, arranged by William Schoenfeld; “The US Air Force”, arranged by David Bennett; “The US Field Artillery” for the Army, organized by ML Lake; “Anchors Aweigh” for the Navy, arranged by George Briegel; and for the new Space Force, Sousa’s “The Invincible Eagle”.
Also, “Flags Of Freedom” and “Hail To The Spirit Of Liberty”, both by Sousa; “Marche des femmes marines” by Louis Saverino; Grundman’s “Spirit of 76”; “Apotheosis” by Sammy Nestico; “American Patrol” by FW Meacham and “The Fourth Of July” by John Cacavas.