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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

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

Monday, July 3, 2017

Wallace Bowl at Gillson Park,
Wilmette IL
7:30pm

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Lagoon at Dawes Park,
Evanston IL
7:30pm

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Main Beach Bandshell,
Crystal Lake IL
12:30pm

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

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

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Cutting Hall,
Palatine IL
3:30pm

Friday, December 1, 2017

Cutting Hall,
Palatine IL
7:00pm

Sunday, March 11, 2018

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

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Cutting Hall,
Palatine IL
3:30pm

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Rhapsody for Hanukkah

Stephen Bulla

 

Rhapsody for Hanukkah is a medley of seven tunes of the season: “Y’Ladim,” “Ner Li” (I Have a Candle), “Simu Shemen” (Pouring Oil), “Hanukkah Begins Tonight,” “The Dreidel Song” (about the game played with a four-sided spinning top), “Raisins and Almonds,” and “Eight Days of Hanukkah.”

JStephen Bulla (b.1953) began his musical instruction at age six, growing up in a musical household. He studied trombone and composition/arranging at Berklee College of Music. He was staff arranger to "The President's Own" United States Marine Band and Chamber Orchestra in Washington DC for over 30 years. He has transcribed movie music, and has scored music for many TV productions. An honored member of ASCAP, he conducted the National Capital Band for 15 years and presently serves as artistic director and principal conductor for New England Brass Band and Brass Of The Potomac.

Last updated on April 21, 2015 by Palatine Concert Band