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Geneseo Republic - Geneseo, IL
  • Olympic theme to highlight final 2012 Maple City Band concert

  • Maple City Band will conclude its 2012 concert season with an Olympic-themed concert on July 24 in the Geneseo City Park.


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  • Maple City Band will conclude its 2012 concert season with an Olympic-themed concert on July 24 in the Geneseo City Park.
    The concert will start at 8 p.m. An ice cream social, hosted by the Geneseo Community Park District Quilters, will start at 6 p.m.
    The Maple City Band concert will include a performance of the piece “The Olympics: A Centennial?Celebration,” which features “Bugler’s Dream” and three John Williams’ Olympic pieces.
    Band members also will play music from around the world, including “El Choclo” from Argentina, “Bushdance” from Australia, “A Scottish Portrait,”?“Invercargil March” from?New Zealand, “March of the Belgian?Paratroopers,” and “Thunder and Lightning” from Austria.
    The concert will feature xylophone soloist Jessica Schaumburg on “Serenade to a Picket Fence.”
    For more information about the band, visit www.facebook.com/maplecityband.
     
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