Friday, June 22, 2018

Whitehouse Wind Symphony Presents Free Outdoor Concert in Branchburg

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WHEN: Tuesday, June 26th, at 7:00pm
WHERE
: White Oak Park on Baird Street in Branchburg
ADMISSION: free; donations will be accepted to benefit the band, a non-profit group comprised entirely of volunteer musicians

The Whitehouse Wind Symphony, a community band under the direction of Branchburg resident James P. Sheeley, Jr., will give a free concert. The concert is presented by the Branchburg Department of Recreation. The program will feature patriotic selections and marches, music from Disney films and other films such as “Star Wars,” and from Broadway musicals such as “Fiddler on the Roof” and “The Sound of Music.”

Audience members of all ages are encouraged to bring picnic blankets and chairs. In the event of inclement weather, the announcement to postpone or cancel this concert will be made on the band’s website (whitehousewindsymphony.org) and Facebook page (facebook.com/whitehousewind).

The Whitehouse Wind Symphony was founded by conductor emeritus Casey Bork on April 15, 1996.  It is dedicated to presenting the best in all varieties of wind band literature. Since its founding, the band has grown rapidly, attracting experienced musicians as regular members from all over New Jersey, as well as New York City and eastern Pennsylvania. It is now comprised of approximately 50 amateur and professional musicians who perform together regularly to enthusiastic audiences throughout central and northern New Jersey.  For more information, including information about future performances, please send an email to whitehousewindsymphony@gmail.com.

Funding has been made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, through funds administered by the Hunterdon County Cultural & Heritage Commission.