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City band performance tonight

MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Band, directed by Stephen Grugin, will present a concert titled “Music In the Park” 7:30 p.m. tonight at the band shell in Presque Isle Park.

The benches in the park have been spaced six feet apart and the audience members are requested to maintain proper social distancing if bringing their own chairs or blankets. All persons attending are also asked to wear masks.

The program will feature music reminiscent of American community band concerts presented during the last one-hundred years. The wide variety of selections includes the following:

“Tournament Galop” by Louis Gottschalk

“Echoes from the Battlefield” arr. by Darren W. Jenkins

“To the Summit!” by Robert W. Smith

“Dance Intermezzo” by Jean Sibelius

“Afterlife” by Rossano Galante

“Happy Birthday Around the World” by Mildred J. and Patty S. Hill, arr. by Ralph Ford

“Brazil” by Ary Barroso, arr. by Roger Smith

“Square” from American Dances by Robert W. Smith

The concert is free and open to the public. In the event of rain, the concert may be postponed until the following evening.

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