College of the Ozarks Concert Band | Thursday 23 May 2013


Venue: Lawlors Hotel, Bridge St., Dungarvan, Co Waterford

Ozarks Concert Band, a 35 piece concert band from Missouri, USA. With Cór Fear na nDéise, local men’s choir from Co Waterford Gaeltacht of An Rinn. Concert will be held at 7.30pm on Thursday May 23rd in Lawlors Hotel, Dungarvan in aid of Helvick Lifeboat Station.

Tickets cost €15 each or two for €25. Includes wine reception 7pm.

Conducted by Dr Bruce A. Gerlach, the Ozarks Concert Band is quite varied and often includes Toccata (Girolamo Fescobaldi), Symphonic Suite from Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves (Micahel Kamien), Shenandoah (Frank Ticheli), Overture from The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart), Washington Post and Stars and Stripes Forever marches (J.P. Sousa), Festive Overture (Shostakovich), Concertino for Clarinet, Op.26 (Carl Maria von Weber), The Hellcat Concerto, a medley of traditional bugle calls arranged in an upbeat swing and jazz idiom, Liturgical Pieces and Church Music.

Cór Fear na nDéise is an Irish speaking men’s choir. Based in the Co Waterford Gaeltacht areas of An Rinn (Ring) and An Sean Phobal (Old Parish), the choir’s repertoire is a celebration of the traditional songs, music and poetry that are so much part of the rich culture of the area. Many of the members are acclaimed solo singers and musicians in this genre.

The four star self catering accommodation at Seacliff Holiday Homes, Dunmore East is the perfect location for all events within County Waterford.

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