Jun 15

Concert Sunday at Ellis Park!

Sunday looks to be a perfect summer evening for a concert at Ellis Park!  This week’s guest artists include the Orchestra Iowa Discovery Chorus singing a medley of Czech tunes, Nathan Langholz from Kennedy High School with a flashy rendition of Chopsticks on xylophone, and TCR’s Peter from Peter Pan (Sophia Lindwall) singing the Star Spangled Banner and Song of Dedication!  To top it off, you will also hear your favorite Gershwin and Glenn Miller tunes!  Pack a lawn chair, a picnic, and your family/friends and join us at Ellis!  For a special treat, arrive early for the New Horizons Band at 6:15!

This week’s program includes:

  • The Star Spangled Banner and Cedar Rapids Song of Dedication performed by Sophia Lindwall, Washington High School
  • Eternal Father, Strong to Save (Claude T. Smith)
  • Colonel Bogey (Kenneth J. Alford, arr. Frederick Fennell)
  • Chopsticks (Charles Owen), Nathan Langholz, xylophone (Kennedy H.S.)
  • Slavonic Dance No. 1 (Antonin Dvorak, arr. Theodore Tobani)
  • Milestone March (Frank Piersol), Kristi Schamberger, conductor
  • Gershwin! (arr. Warren Barker)
  • Czech Folk Songs (arr. Steve Shanley) featuring Orchestra Iowa Children’s Discovery Chorus, directed by Amy Hanisch
  • Glenn Miller in Concert (arr. Wayne Scott)
  • Montmartre March (Haydn Wood, arr. Robert Hawkins)