East Alabama Community Band prepares for winter concert Nov. 26


Special to the
Opelika Observer

The East Alabama Community Band will hold a winter concert Nov. 26 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Auburn.
Under the direction of new band leader Josh Wine, the 50-member ensemble will perform a diverse range of music, ranging from portions of the Lord of the Ring’s soundtrack to Earth, Wind and Fire’s mega-hit “September.”
Admission is free. For more information, email jwinemusic@gmail.com.
Following is a full program of the evening’s performances:
The Star Spangled Banner – Traditional
Selections from Symphony No. 1
The Lord of the Rings – De Meij, arr. by Paul Lavender
I. Gandalf
V. Hobbits
Momentum – Thomas Doss
National Emblem – E.E. Bagley, ed. by Fennell
Earth, Wind, & Fire in Concert – arr. by Richard Saucedo
Brief Intermission
Second Suite in F for Military Band – Gustav Holst
I. March
II. Song Without Words
III. Song of the Blacksmith
IV. Fantasia on the Dargason
Amazing Grace – arr. by Sean O’Loughlin
West Side Story Medley – Bernstein, arr. by Jay Bocook
Adventum – arr. by Jared Barnes
A Christmas Festival – Leroy Anderson.


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