“The Classics!” Fall Concert!

Date: Friday, October 27, 2023

Join us for an incredible musical night as the Star of the North Concert Band teams up with the Seward Band to bring you an unforgettable performance featuring beloved Broadway hits. Get ready for toe-tapping, heartwarming music for all ages. These great band pieces aren’t “The Classics” without good reason! Suggested donations are $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 students and children.

Time: 7:00pm

Location: Sanford Middle School, 3524 42nd Ave S, Minneapolis

Star of the North Concert Band is excited to welcome you to an unforgettable evening of music and magic! Join us as we proudly present a spectacular concert featuring beloved Broadway musical pieces. This event promises to be a toe-tapping, heartwarming experience for all ages, showcasing the vibrant talents of local musicians.

Star of the North’s Program:

  • “Second Suite for Military Band in F Major,” Movement 1, by Gustav Holst
  • “Joy Revisited” by Frank Ticheli
  • “March from Symphonic Metamorphosis” by Paul Hindemith
  • “The Promise of Living” by Aaron Copland
  • “Woody Herman in Concert,” arranged by Bob Lowden

After the Star of the North Band’s mesmerizing performance, get ready to be swept away by a musical journey that celebrates the timeless tunes of Broadway. Under the skilled direction of Conductor Dr. Cassandra Bechard, the Seward Concert Band will fill the air with enchanting melodies that have graced some of the most iconic productions in theatrical history.

Tentative Program by Seward Concert Band:

  • “Oh, How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning” by Irving Berlin
  • Selections from “Phantom of the Opera” by Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • “Mamma Mia!” by ABBA
  • “No One is Alone” by Stephen Sondheim
  • Lion King Broadway Selections by Elton John and Tim Rice
  • “Someone to Watch Over Me” by George Gershwin
  • Les Miserables Soundtrack Highlights by Claude-Michel Schönberg

Don’t miss this incredible evening of music and collaboration between Star of the North and Seward Concert Bands. It’s a musical experience you won’t want to miss!