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Honored to be returning to Carnegie Hall with the Allentown Band for the Showcase Concert for the New York International Music Festival on Tuesday, April 16. Lehigh Valley residents will have the opportunity to preview this concert at Zion "Liberty Bell" Church, Allentown 3:00 pm, on Sunday April 7th. $10 admission at the door. Please join us!
The Program: "Russlan and Ludmilla Overture," Mikhail Glinka; "Colonial Song," Percy Grainger; Suite of Old American Dances, "Cake Walk," "Wallflower Waltz," "Rag," Robert Russell Bennett,'; Mars and Venus', from "Looking Upward Suite," John Philip Sousa; ‘Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral’ from “Lohengrin,” Richard Wagner; 'Dance of the Jesters,' from "The Snow Maiden," by Peter I.Tchaikovsky. Also included on this program is "Pennsylvania Faux Songs,” which was commissioned by the Allentown Band for its 190th Anniversary and premiered by the band under the composer's direction on the band's birthday, July 4, 2018 at the Musikfest Cafe, Arts Quest, Bethlehem. The descriptive one-movement suite contains five "Folk Songs Pennsylvanians forgot to write," including - "On the Banks of the Susquehanna River," "Girl form Allegheny," "The Gettysburg March,” ” Punxsutawney Groundhog Waltz" and "Allentown Jig."