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"Music That Our Soldiers Listened To": Memorial Day Salute with the Waldwick Band

  • Event date:
    May 19, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
  • Presenter:
    Ed Moderacki
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Location: Winter Room
  • Type of event: Music & Concerts

Celebrate Memorial Day with a salute to the Americans who gave their lives in service.  The Waldwick Band will present a concert "Music That Our Soldiers Listened To".  They will cover music from Yankee Doodle (from the Revolutionary War) through Glenn Miller and songs from the Home Front (World War II ).

The Waldwick Band is a volunteer music organization based in and supported by the borough of Waldwick, in Bergen County, New Jersey. The band performs approximately 20 concerts and parades per year that are free to the public. Performances are at the Village School in Waldwick and summer concerts are at the Waldwick Oval Amphitheater and elsewhere in and around Bergen County. Concerts often feature solo performances by band members. The band's repertoire is an eclectic mix of fine music selected from original compositions for concert band, orchestral transcriptions, music from the Broadway stage and film scores, big band favorites, and great marches. Band members come from all walks of life, and range in age from high school students through retirees. The band owns an outstanding concert band library of over 2100 titles, including John Philip Sousa originals dating from as early as 1891.This concert is free. No tickets are necessary. Seats are on a "first come" basis.

 

  • Contact

  • Denise Laude
  • 2015297323
  • dlaude@mahwahlibrary.org

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