A free concert of favorites presented by this ensemble of more than 40 musicians.
The Peninsula Concert Band with more than 60 years of performing in the Tidewater area, is a non-profit organization chartered in 1956 to serve the Peninsula cities. It is made up of member of local military bands as well as civilian musicians. The band has presented a variety of concerts over the years, including concerts at churches, dedications, graduations, retirement communities, An Occasion for the Arts, and Newport News Centennial celebrations
The following will be the program for the evening:
- Star spangled Banner -- Francis Scott Key, John Stafford Smith
- Peacemaker -- K. L. King
- Light Calvary -- F. Suppe arr: E. Fall
- Stormy Weather -- Ted Koehler and Harold Arlen, arr: John Cacavas
- Light Eternal -- James Swearingen
- Horse and Buggy -- Leroy Anderson
- Selections from Walt Disney’s Mary Poppins -- Richard Sherman and Robert Sherman
- America the Beautiful -- Samuel A. Ward, arr: Eric Morales
- Shenandoah -- Traditional, arr: James D. Ployhar
A free-will donation opportunity will be provided for the benefit of the band.