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BCB continues to celebrate 150 years

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will continue to celebrate the band's 150 years of operation throughout the summer.

Sesquicentennial Celebration for Sunday will begin at 8 p.m., at the Forest Park Band Shell or Pavilion in case of rain.

Guest artist for the evening will be Kendra Kirby, director of music at the World Gospel Church, Terre Haute. Kirby will sing the music from "My Fair Lady," arranged by Bennett to include "With a Little Bit of Luck," "On the Street Where You Live," "Wouldn't' It Be Loverly," and "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face."

In addition, the band will perform "The Raider's March," by John Williams.

In 1934, Karl L. King wrote, "The Lieutenant Commander," in the style of John Philip Sousa, who had recently passed. Also by King, the band will perform "A Night in June."

Sousa's "The Volunteers," was written during World War I and was dedicated to Terre Haute native Edward C. Hurley, chairman of the United States Shipping Board and the Ship Builder's of America.

The BCB will present Sousa's "Balance All and Swing Partners," and "The Picadore."

The classic of the week is Richard Wagner's "Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral."

The "Carnival of Roses Overture," by Olivadoti, and "The Turtle Waddle," by Guentzel will also be performed.

The Jackson Township Community Band will be on parade and in concert at Merom at 11 a.m., Saturday, and 12:30 p.m.

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