An Afternoon of Classic Wind Band Literature
WHERE: Readington Reformed Church, 124 Readington Road, Readington
ADMISSION: free and open to the general public, although 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., is very excited to perform again at Readington Reformed Church after a highly successful holiday concert there this past December.
The concert program will feature several classical selections and marches, such as Ye Banks and Braes O' Bonnie Doon by Percy Grainger and Slavonic March from Serenade for Winds by Antonín Dvořák, as well as contemporary selections such as Danzas Cubanas by Robert Sheldon.
Face masks for protection against COVID-19 are recommended, but not required.
Readington Reformed Church has a gravel parking lot located immediately to the east of the education wing, with additional parking located on a grass field at the rear of the cemetery. The church has a handicap drop-off area located at the rear of the education wing which is equipped with a chair lift for persons with mobility issues; however, restrooms are only accessible via stairs. Large print programs are available upon request.
The Whitehouse Wind Symphony was founded in 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.