The renowned Hanover Wind Symphony will present a free concert called “Reflections of Summer” 7 p.m., Tues., July 12 at Morris Township’s Ginty Field. The event is part of the township’s Summer Concerts at the Gazebo Series.
“The Hanover Wind Symphony loves playing at Ginty Field each year!” Matthew Paterno, musical director and conductor of the Hanover Wind Symphony, said. “The large and appreciative audience brings snacks and picnic blankets to enjoy along with each year’s musical selections. This year’s program features music about summers gone by and favorite summertime activities.”
Among the selections performed at the “Reflections of Summer” concert include:
“The William Tell Overture,” by Gioachino Rossini; “Molly on the Shore,” by Percy Grainger; “A Walk in the Morning Sun,” by Pierre La Plante; “The Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” by Don Raye and Hughie Prince, with solos by trumpeters Kurt Zimmermann, Eric Mazurkiewicz and John Schumacher; “Stars and Stripes Forever,” by John Philip Sousa; “Gee Officer Krupke,” by Leonard Bernstein; “Grease,” by Jim Jacobs, Michael Gibson and Warren Casey; “Manhattan Beach March,” by John Philip Sousa; “Armed Forces: The Pride of America,” arranged by Larry Clark and Greg Gilpin; and “Doodletown Fifers,” by Bill Finegan
The Hanover Wind Symphony is a unique extension of the great American tradition of adult music performance. One of only a handful of outstanding community-based adult wind bands in New Jersey, the Hanover Wind Symphony delights audiences of all ages by giving a contemporary twist to traditional favorites. The large orchestra, made up exclusively of woodwind, brass and percussion instruments, embraces as its mission: bringing “music to people and people to music.”
For further information about the Hanover Wind Symphony, visit https://www.hanoverwinds.org.