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Spring Concert - Newark Symphonic Winds

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Please join the Newark Symphonic Winds at our Spring Concert on Saturday, March 30th. As usual, the concert starts at 7:00 PM, and is in the Theater at Newark Memorial High School.The concert lineup is very exciting, and should get you tapping your toes!

This is what you will hear:

  • Comedy Tonight! By Stephen Sondheim (We trombones love this. Fun glissandos!)

  • Alice in Wonderland: Soundtrack highlights from the Walt Disney film

  • O Sole Mio: A very peppy version featuring trumpet and euphonium solos

  • Variations on “Scarborough Fair:” (Are you going to Scarborough Fair??)

  • What’s Up at the Symphony? This features Bugs Bunny’s greatest hits! William Tell Overture, The Barber of Seville, The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down, Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No.2, Brahms’ Hungarian Dance No. 5, The Ride of the Valkyries, and Merrily We Roll Along! How’s that for a lineup? Bugs would be proud!

  • Highlights from EVITA: Featuring Buenos Aires, High Flying Adored, You Must Love Me, and the big hit Don’t Cry for Me Argentina!

  • Shenandoah: A beautiful, moving, traditional American folk song

  • Italian Polka: Sergei Rachmaninoff composed this one. Dancing permitted!

  • Summer of ’69 (The Music of Woodstock): You will hear Purple Haze, Somebody to Love, Judy Blue Eyes, With a Little Help from My Friends, Soul Sacrifice, Pinball Wizard, and Proud Mary! YOWZA!

And, just after intermission, you will be entertained by one of our fabulous ensembles!

As always, the concert is free-of-charge (although donations are welcome and appreciated) and no tickets are necessary. Simply come and enjoy the evening - and be certain to bring all your friends. We have experienced near full-house attendance at our recent performances, so you might want to plan on arriving somewhat early to get the seating you prefer.

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The Newark Symphonic Winds, under the baton of director Richard Wong, is composed of amateur, semi-professional and professional musicians. The NSW was established to provide the Tri-City area with a high-quality symphonic wind ensemble. In doing so, we have given area musicians the opportunity to develop their skills and expand their musical horizons. Importantly, the NSW provides quality musical education, entertainment and performances throughout our local communities.

The NSW also works to support and expand Arts and Music programs in our area schools. We strongly believe that instruction in the Arts, and specifically Music programs, forms an integral component of a well-rounded and comprehensive education that the young people in our communities deserve.

Earlier Event: March 26
Free Children's Concert
Later Event: March 31
The Great Love Themes