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– October 15th, 2015
Raritan Valley Symphonic Band Presents March Madness
A special program of marches and melodies
Bridgewater, N.J., October 25, 2015—The Raritan Valley Symphonic Band (RVSB) will present its fall concert, Sunday October 25, 2015 at 3:00 pm in the Bridgewater-Raritan High School auditorium. The school is located at 600 Garretson Road, Bridgewater, New Jersey. Admission is free and open to the public.
Under the musical direction of Dr. Christopher G. Sumner, this concert titled “March Madness” will kick off the bands’ 2015-2016 concert season. The program will include “The Symphonic Marches” by John Williams, featuring the popular tunes “The Raiders March, The Imperial March, Olympic Fanfare and Theme”. Another well-known piece to be performed will be “MetaMarch”. Composed by Steven Bryant in 2003, this piece was commissioned by the RVSB in celebration of its twentieth anniversary. Additional works include, “Coronation March” by G. Meyerbeer, and “Barnum and Bailey’s Favorite March” by Karl L. King. The band will also perform “Moorside March” from “A Moorside Suite” by Gustav Holst.
more information in the Press Release here.
Our concerts are made possible, in part, by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and are administered by the Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Commission through the State/ County Partnership Local Arts Program.