QUINCY — The Quincy Park Band returns to the regular two-show week after the holiday special, starting with a returning favorite for Sunday night’s concert.
The Nauvoo Pageant Bag Pipe Band returns to Madison Park on Sunday, joining the Park Band for three selections as well as a few numbers on their own. “Scotland the Brave”, “Highland Cathedral” and “Amazing Grace” will be played together by the pipers and the Park Band, while the Park Band will also play Frederick’s “Black Devils”, “A Celtic Farewell” and “Emblem”. from JJ Richards’ Unity March. Movements from Malcolm Arnold’s “Four Scottish Dances”, Spanish March “Maparito Roca” and John Phillip Sousa’s “The Invincible Eagle” will complete the show.
Wednesday night will see another collection of crowd-pleasers, including Henry Fillmore’s “Lassus Trombone,” Clifton Williams’ “The Sinfonians,” and selections from “The Lion King.” The concert will also feature Broadway favorites including “Another Op’nin'”, “Another Show”, “Let Me Entertain You”, “Send in the Clowns”, “Be a Clown” and Warren Barker’s arrangement of “That’s Entertainment”. .” We will also play excerpts from “Carousel” and “The Gallant Seventh” by John Phillip Sousa.
Both concerts will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Madison Park. Performances by the Quincy Park Band are free and open to the public.
As the summer season continues, the Quincy Park Band has also announced that the annual Christmas concert will take place at 3 p.m. at the Kroc Center Worship Theater in Quincy. Audiences are encouraged to mark their calendars early for this festive spectacle.
For more information on Park Band events, please follow the Quincy Park Band on Facebook or call 573-312-0637.