April 2016 Update
Monday, April 4, 2016 at 8:23PM
Palatine Concert Band
Dear Friends of the Palatine Concert Band,

A special Thank You to all the hearty souls who braved the dreary and wet weather for our Winter Concert in March.  We had a great afternoon together and on behalf of all the band members let me share how very appreciative we are of your commitment and support.
 
The Palatine Concert Band’s next concert is just around the corner:  Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 3:30 pm in Cutting Hall, 150 East Wood Street in Palatine, and it will be special.  Our music will have a decided Latin and Spanish theme, and we are very excited to present the World Premier of Tango, de Antaño a Hogaño, by Daniel French, a commissioned piece in honor of the Band’s 60th Anniversary. The translation is Tango, From the Past to the Present.  Daniel is originally from Rockford, Illinois, and is currently a doctoral student at the University of California at Los Angeles.  You can read more about him at www.danielfrenchmusic.com.  The other compositions on the program include La Fiesta Mexicana (H. Owen Reed), Conga Del Fuego Nuevo (Arturo Márquez arr. Nickel), Volver a la Montaña (Shelley Hanson), and La Procession du Rocio (Joaquin Turina, arr. A. Reed), as well as a few others.
 
Click here for a copy of our concert flyer.  If you have a favorite business other venue that will allow you to post a flyer, please feel free to do so.
 
This is our final concert of the indoor concert season, and the dates for our summer concert season in conjunction with the Palatine Park District have been announced.  Mark your calendar now for these wonderful opportunities to enjoy an outdoor concert!  All outdoor concerts are free.
 
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 -- 8:00 pm -- Palatine, Hall Amphitheater
Sunday, July 3, 2016 -- 7:30 pm -- Wilmette, Gillson Park
Monday, July 4, 2016 -- 7:30 pm -- Evanston, Dawes Park
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 -- 8:00 pm -- Palatine, Hall Amphitheater
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 -- 8:00 pm -- Palatine, Hall Amphitheater
Sunday, July 31, 2016 -- 3:15 pm -- Crystal Lake, Main Beach Bandshell
 
All indoor concerts take place at The Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center, 150 East Wood Street in Palatine. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Children 12 and under are free, and tickets are available online at http://www.cuttinghall.org or at the Cutting Hall Box Office, (847) 202-5222. Additional information about the band can be found online at www.palatineconcertband.org, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/palatineconcertband.
 
Thank you again for your gracious and continued support of the PCB.  We couldn’t do it without you.  We’re looking forward to seeing you Sunday May 1st at 3:30 pm.
 
 
Steve Sedlak
VP and Publicity Coordinator

 

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