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Sunday, October 19, 2014

The Illinois Brass Band Presents "An Evening with Sousa"

07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Cutting Hall
150 E. Wood Street
Palatine, IL , 60067


Join The Illinois Brass Band on Sunday, October 19, 2014 as they present a tribute to the march King, John Philip Sousa. Concert will take place in Palatine's historic Cutting Hall at 7:00 PM. Tickets available in advance in person or online.

Dr. Peter Griffin, conductor and Sousa impersonator, and the Illinois Brass Band will present AN EVENING WITH SOUSA. The concert will feature the music of the original John Philip Sousa band. Musical pieces played by the famed John Philip Sousa band during their heyday of the late 19th and early 20th centuries will include overtures, instrumental and vocal solos, patriotic selections, music from the Sousa Suites, and, of course, the marches for which John Philip Sousa is famous. The concert will also feature works by Von Suppe, Grainger, Vaughan Williams, Clarke, Pryor, Strauss, and Puccini.
Mr. Mark Ponzo, cornetist; Mr. Joseph Beribak, xylophonist; and Miss Amy Keipert, vocalist, will be the featured soloists during this historic recreation of a Sousa era concert. Dr. Pete Griffin will conduct the band in the role of John Philip Sousa.
The Illinois Brass Band is a six-time national champion of the North American Brass Band Association and is in its 23rd year of performing.
Tickets are available through the Cutting Hall Box office in advance (in person or online) or on the day of the performance: Sunday, October 19, 2014, at 7:00 PM
Adults $12.00
Children and Students 18 and under $6.00
Group rates are available for groups of 10 or more
A $1.50 box office surcharge applies to all tickets.
150 E. Wood Street
Palatine, IL 60067
Box Office 847-202-5222
For more information please visit illinoisbrassband.org or facebook.com/illinoisbrassband
Cutting Hall is a facility maintained and operated by the Palatine Park District.
The Illinois Brass Band is supported in part by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.

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