Doris Snyder attended the Sunday, July 8 concert of the Peoria Municipal Band at Glen Oak Park. She has enjoyed the performances for years and will be 110 on August 10th. Lee Wenger, band commissioner and vocal soloist, is pictured here with Doris thanking her for her support of the band.
Special thanks to George Bean for all his work live streaming this performance.
Star Spangled Banner
“Du bist die Ruh”/Schubert/TJ Grasch, vocalist
“Wohin?”/Schubert/TJ Grasch, vocalist
“Mars and Venus”/Sousa
The Thunderer March/Sousa
A Copland Tribute/arr. Grundman
Yorkshire Ballad/Barnes/Laurel Filzen Etzel, conductor
My Funny Valentine/Carrie Tilly, vocalist
I’ll Be Seeing You/Carrie Tilly, vocalist
Best Broadway Marches/arr. Christiansen
Nobles of the Mystic Shrine/Sousa
America, The Beautiful/arr. Dragon
The Peoria Municipal Band, under the direction of Dr. David Vroman, will begin their 81st season of summer concerts on Sunday, June 3rd at 7:00 p.m. in the Glen Oak Park Amphitheater in Peoria, Illinois and follow up in the Peoria Warehouse District on Wednesday, June 6th. The 2018 Peoria Municipal Band Summer Season consists of 24 concert performances by a band of 50 musicians. All concerts are free of charge and parking is adjacent to the performing venues.
The Peoria Fire Department Color Guard will present the colors and Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis will narrate the first half of the program. Featured as soloists will be the Morton Civic Chorus lead by Denise Adams.
The Peoria Municipal Band Season is just around the corner. The band will play for Memorial Day Ceremonies at the Gateway Building on Monday, May 28th at 10:30 a.m. Then, beginning Sunday, June 3rd, the band will begin their 2018 concert season in the Glen Oak Park Amphitheatre at 7:00 p.m. All concerts are free of charge. A complete concert season will be posted soon on this website. See you at the concerts!
An account has been established with the Community Foundation of Central Illinois for those who wish to give to support the band. Checks may be sent to the Chairperson of the Peoria Municipal Band Commission at the address below. Please make checks payable to: The Peoria Municipal Band.
Jim Hopkins, Peoria Municipal Band
1016 N. Holling Drive
West Peoria, IL 61604-4951
Thank you for your support!