UW-Parkside Community Band goes to the Pops

Published: June 24, 2021
By: UW-Parkside Communications

SOMERS, Wis. - Celebrate the return of live music and audiences with a free pops concert by the UW-Parkside Community Band on Saturday, July 31 at 3 p.m.  The event takes place on the Main Stage Theater at the Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for Arts and Humanities.

The program, sponsored by David Beach and Carmen Rigau, features folk tunes from around the world and the U.S. — including favorites from Aaron Copland, Broadway showtunes like The Sound of Music, and toe-tapping marches.

"I can't express how wonderful it is for us to be able to come together and make music for an audience this summer,” said Parkside’s Community Band conductor Laura Rexroth. “Everyone in the family will enjoy the tunes on this concert. We look forward to sharing this celebration with the entire community."

The concert is free and open to all, but seating is limited and socially distanced.  Please note that masks/face coverings are required indoors on campus regardless of vaccination status.  To reserve your seat, visit https://uwparkside.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b8jLSplUkfSZpgG.

For more about the Community Band, visit https://www.uwp.edu/learn/departments/music/windensemble.cfm.


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