Concert Schedule

2017-18 Season

Tell Me a Story
November 5, 3pm
Welsh Valley Middle School

Folks Songs, Music of the People
Sunday, February 11th, 2018 – 3pm
Welsh Valley Middle School, 325 Tower Lane, Narberth, PA 19072

Women of Note
Sunday, April 29, 3pm
Welsh Valley Middle School, 325 Tower Lane, Narberth, PA 19072

Join the Merion Concert Band as we celebrate female composers and their contributions to the concert band repertoire. In a performance jointly directed by Conductor Nathan Snyder and Assistant Conductor Ashley Smith, we pay long-neglected and well-deserved homage to women in music. The band will be joined by vocal soloist Julie Bishop for the four movement work, Image in Stone. From opera and marches to modern fanfares and beautiful ballads, come enjoy an afternoon of music featuring works by living female composers.

Program:

Early Light – Carolyn Bremmer
Celebration Fanfare – Joan Tower (arr. Jack Stamp)
Women of the Podium – Virginia A. Allen
Image in Stone – Stephen McNeff (Julie Bishop, vocal soloist)
One Life Beautiful – Julie Giroux
Maiden Voyage – Shirley Mier
Kokopelli – Anne McGinty
Journey Through Orion – Julie Giroux