Civic Band Holiday Concert to take place on December 8th at 3pm

Posted on by on August 1st, 2013 | Comments Off on Civic Band Holiday Concert to take place on December 8th at 3pm

santaThe annual Civic Band Holiday Concert will be taking place at the Bloomfield Middle School on Sunday, December 8th at 3pm.

Ticket prices:
$8 in advance, available from members of the ensembles
$10 at the door with flyer or postcard
$15 at the door general admission
$10 Students and Seniors at the door
FREE Children under 12 (Note: Santa & Mrs. Claus always makes an appearance so the kids will be in for a surprise)

Selections performed by the Civic Band:

Frank Ortega, Conductor
  • Farandole from “L’Arlisienne Suite No. 2”  –   George Bizet arr. by  Larry Daehn
  • Greensleeves: A Fantasia for Band (Vaughn Williams Suite) – Robert W. Smith
  • Lux Aurumque  –  Eric Whitacre
  • Joy of Christmas  –  (Carols by Alfred Burt) –  arr. by John Edmondson
  • Fum, Fum, Fum – Traditional Spanish Carol – Recorded by Mannheim Steamroller
  • The Sussex Mummers’ Carol  –  Percy Grainger – Richard Franko Goldman
  • Shalom!  –  Phillip Sparke  –  Mvt. II  Hanerot Halalu & Ba’olam Haba
  • Go Tell It On The Mountain  –  arr. by Jay Dawson
  • The Christmas Song  –  Music and Lyric by Mel Torme and Robert Wells
  • Sleigh Ride  –  Leroy Anderson

Miss Roseanna’s School of Dance Group with Civic Band accompaniment:

  • Chinese Dance from “The Nutcracker”  –  Peter Illych Tchaikovsky
  • Holiday Swing Along  –  arr. by Paul Murtha
  • Parade of the Wooden Soldiers  –  Leon Jessel – arr. by Ralph Ford
  • March of the Toys  –  Victor Herbert  –  arr. by Otto Langey and Herbert L. Clarke

Also featuring performances by the Bloomfield Chorale!



Rehearsals are held at the Bloomfield Middle School on Huck Road from mid-September through mid-June (location may vary). Rehearsals start promptly at 7:30 PM and end at 9:30 PM