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Fred P. Hall Amphitheater,
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Palatine IL
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Lagoon at Dawes Park,
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Fred P. Hall Amphitheater,
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Cutting Hall,
Palatine IL
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Cutting Hall,
Palatine IL
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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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A Holiday Rhapsody

Larry MacTaggart

 

This setting includes “The 12 Days of Christmas”, “Gloria” (from “Angels We Have Heard on High”), “Deck the Halls”, “Dashing Through the Snow” and “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day”. It was original- ly written for the United States Air Force Band in Washington, D.C.

Arranger Larry MacTaggart is a former chief arranger for the USAF band in Washington. He now works at the Pentagon. A former percussionist, he holds music degrees from Arkansas and Nebraska. He was director of public school bands in Fairbury, NE and served as conductor of the (Omaha) Nebraska Wind Symphony. 

Last updated on July 17, 2013 by Palatine Concert Band