WESTFIELD — On Sunday, May 19, at 3 p.m., the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts (NJWA) Concert Band under the direction of conductor Howard Toplansky will perform a winter concert at Temple Emanu-El, 756 East Broad Street in Westfield. This is the second of a four concert series for the 2012-2013 concert season. The event is open to the public and admission is $10.00 per person.
“We are delighted to be invited back to play at Temple Emanu-El. Our musical selections are geared to please a variety of musical tastes and range from Renaissance to Ragtime favorites,” stated Toplansky. “Donna Juanita” Overture by Franz von Suppe, “Selections of George Gershwin” by David Bennett, and “Sarabande” by Carl Bohm will be featured on this program.
The concert will also offer “Fire Dance” and “Sea Trilogy” both by Elliot Del Borgo and “Watermelon Club Rag” by J. B. Lampe. Several fine marches will also be performed on this program, which include “Hall of Fame” by Joseph Olivadoti, and “Le Sabre” by Eric Osterling.
Rounding out this concert will be “Hills of Manchuria” Waltz by Ilya Shatrov, “Tango for Band” by Glenn Osser and, “La Bella Roma” by John Cacavas.
For further information about the concert or to learn how to become a member of the NJWA Concert Band, call 908-789-9696 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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