Melbourne Community Orchestra to Present ‘Come Dance With Me’ Looney Tunes Homage April 27-28

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Admission is free, with no tickets required

 Maestro Mark P. Nelson has been a conductor, clinician and educator for 40 years, recognized for his conducting of orchestra ensembles across the U.S. (MCO image)

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – If you’re one of the millions who have enjoyed the antics of the quick-witted Bugs Bunny, then the Melbourne Community Orchestra has the perfect concert for you: Come Dance With Me.

The non-profit Melbourne Community Orchestra is an all-volunteer orchestra, performing seven sets of free concerts each Season.

Conducted by Mark Nelson, the dynamic orchestra is comprised of 50+ musicians ranging from student players to adult hobbyists and full-time professionals.

The pair of April concerts will feature world-famous dance tunes that have been used in one or more of Warner Brothers’ animated Looney Tunes or Merrie Melodies short films.

Come Dance With Me will get moving at 7:30 p.m on Wednesday and Thursday evenings, April 27 and 28 at the Melbourne Auditorium at 625 Hibiscus Boulevard.

Admission is free, with no tickets required.

Come Dance With Me includes a treasure trove of symphonic dance favorites, like Dvorak’s “Slavonic Dances,” “Polovetsian Dances” (Stranger in Paradise) by Borodin, Tchaikovsky’s “Sleeping Beauty Waltz,” “Sabre Dance” by Khachaturian and many more.

It is rumored that the orchestra may add the wedding reception standard, “Chicken Dance” to the program!

Doors open at 6:30 PM for the best seating.

Call 321-285-6724 or visit for more information about Come Dance With Me or to sign up for concert alerts.

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