Community Band of Brevard Closes Season With Free Concert ‘Crowd Pleasers!’ June 11
By Space Coast Daily // June 7, 2017
AT MERRITT ISLAND High School 3:00 p.m.
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Community Band of Brevard brings their 31st season to a close with Crowd Pleasers! on Sunday, June 11 at Merritt Island High School Auditorium.
Led by conductor Marion Scott, the 3:00 p.m. program showcases all-time audience favorites.
Marches, Broadway, Dixieland jazz and classical overtures are all represented, along with the greatest Big Band hits.
The concert places a special emphasis on the work of Glenn Miller and Benny Goodman, with three medleys of smash hits, Benny Goodman: The King of Swing, Big Bands in Concert and In the Miller Mood.
Crowd Pleasers is free with no ticket required and no reserve seating.
Community Band of Brevard conductor, Marion Scott, knows that Crowd Pleasers! is the perfect title for the concert.
“Every song on this concert is on a ‘top ten’ list somewhere,” said Scott. “This concert of audience favorites is for our loyal concert-goers; our musicians are all looking forward to our 32nd performing season thanks to them.”
In 1999, the John Philip Sousa Foundation awarded the prestigious Sudler Silver Scroll Award to the Community Band of Brevard for “demonstrating particularly high standards of excellence in concert activities over a period of several years.”
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