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BCB prepped for season finale

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Matthew S. Huber
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present "Grand Finale 2011," Sunday, Aug. 28, at the special time of 7:30 p.m., at Forest Park, rain or shine.

The performance will mark Huber's 30th year as leader of the BCB.

The Sudler Award winning BCB will offer the famous "Second Suite in F," by Gustav Holst, Henry Fillmore's transcription of "Poet and Peasant Overture," and the sensational Broadway hit, "Phantom of the Opera," by Andrew Lloyd Webber in a setting by Warren Barker.

A final salute to the soldiers, both North and South, who fought in the Civil War, will come from "Columbia Grand Patriotic Potpourri," by George Barnard.

Karl L. King's waltz, "In Old Portugal," is slated as is "Irish Songs for Solo and Band," arranged by Robert Smith, which will feature vocal soloist T.J. Sneddon.

The band will perform "Sells-Floto Triumphal," by King, "Quality-plus," by Jewell, "Americans, We," by Fillmore and will open and close the show with "Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company," and "The Stars and Stripes Forever," by John Philip Sousa.

The fall performance by the Brazil Concert Band will take place at 3 p.m., Nov. 20, at the Scottish Rite, 8th and Ohio streets in Terre Haute.

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With heavy hearts, we once again come to the end of yet another most enjoyable BRAZIL CONCERT BAND season! We are totally BLESSED to be able to have our natural love of music nurtured right here in our own little corner of God's World, thanks to our truly AWESOME DIRECTOR, Matt Huber. As the famous quote goes, "behind every good man, is a good woman, and in this case, also a group of FANTASTIC MUSICIANS! I say KUDOS to each 'n everyone contributing to our Bestest of the Best MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT!

-- Posted by toats on Mon, Aug 22, 2011, at 4:04 PM

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