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Music to Move the Spirit!
August 12 : 7:30 pm - 8:30 pmO
“Summer Winds” is a unique ensemble created from members of the Manatee Community Concert Band and the State College of Florida Symphonic Band, conducted by Dr. Robyn L. Bell. Selections include a medley from the Broadway hit musical, Jesus Christ Superstar; Shalom! (a collection of Jewish folk tunes); the swinging, exuberant march titled Gospel Time; band settings of the beautiful hymns Were You There, Amazing Grace, God of our Fathers; and Adam Gorb’s Yiddish Dances, Aaron Copeland’s Simple Gifts, and the band transcription of Carmina Burana, the great Carl Orff composition based on ancient monk writings. Special guest soloist Alejandro Guardia will be performing Joseph Horowitz’ Euphonium Concerto.
The concert is FREE (with freewill offering accepted) and open to everyone!