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Concert band ready for Sunday live show

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will continue its Sesquicentennial Celebration with special guest conductor Col. Bryan Shelburne this week.

The concert is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m., Sunday, at Forest Park rain or shine.

Col. Shelburne will conduct the Sudler award-winning band this week.

He is the retired director of "Perhing's Own," the United States Army Band of Washington, D.C.

The Washington-based Army Band is the Army's premiere musical organization and Col. Shelburne is a much-sought after guest conductor.

Col. Shelburne will conduct "Overture in B Flat," by Ceesar Giovannini, "Shrine of Liberty," by Fred Jewell, and the Army's "U.S. Field Artillery March," written in 1918 by Lt. Commander John Philip Sousa, former leader of he United States Marine Band.

The remainder of the concert will include "Sabre and Spurs," "Solid Men to the Front," "The Gallant Seventh," and "Fugue on Yankee Doodle," all by Sousa.

Also, "Trooping of the Colors," by Jewell, "34th Division," by Latey, "The March from 19431," by Williams, "The Music Man," by Willson and "George M. Cohan Patriotic Fantasy," by Yoder.

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