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Fred P. Hall Amphitheater,
Palatine IL
8:00pm

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Fred P. Hall Amphitheater,
Palatine IL
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Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Lagoon at Dawes Park,
Evanston IL
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Fred P. Hall Amphitheater,
Palatine IL
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Cutting Hall,
Palatine IL
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Cutting Hall,
Palatine IL
7:00pm

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Altergott Auditorium at Palatine High School,
Palatine IL
3:30pm

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Cutting Hall,
Palatine IL
3:30pm

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British Eighth

Zo Elliott

 

British Eighth was written to honor British General Bernard Montgomery and the British Eighth Army shortly after they swept across North Africa and defeated the famed Afrika Korps under Field Marshall Erwin Rommel (“The Desert Fox.”) This stately march is an American march in British style.

Alonzo “Zo” Elliott (1891–1964) was born in Manchester, NH. He received his education from Phillips Academy, Yale University, Cambridge University, Columbia University Law School, and the American Conservatory (France).

Last updated on March 24, 2017 by Palatine Concert Band