Greenwich High School Band’s Pops Concert is set for Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 7:30pm in the performing arts center, under the direction of John Yoon, Director of Bands.
This is the band’s final performance of the year.
This Pops Concert will begin with the Percussion Ensemble’s first piece, Big Yellow Mambo, arranged by David Steinquest, followed by the Michael Jackson Tribute Medley, by Michael Jackson and Jeff Moore, which will have the audience dancing in their seats. Next the Jazz Lab Band will perform an old jazz favorite, Won’t You Come Home Bill Bailey, arranged by Dave Barduhn, then Read My Lips by Paul Clark. The Jazz Ensemble will then play Shabadop by Les Hooper and Haitian Flight Song by Charles Mingus.
After intermission the Concert Band will perform three pieces: Amen by Frank Ticheli, Celtic Air and Dance No. 3, arranged by Michael Sweeney and Highlights from the Music Man by Meredith Wilson. The final group of the evening will be the Combined Bands, who will perform Washington Grays by Claudio S. Grafulla, Symphonic Dance #3 by Clifton Williams, and When the Stars Began to Fall, arranged by Fred J. Allen. Their finale will be a special treat: Pop and Rock Legends: Chicago, arranged by John Wasson.
The evening will conclude with a special recognition of all GHS Senior Band Members.