Night of Music Saturday

Concert band performs at Monterey Centre on Oct. 17

The Monterey Concert Band prepares for the coming Night of Music at the rec centre. Tickets for the Saturday

A Night of Music starts with Shackleford Banks and wraps with a Beatles medley at Monterey Recreation Saturday.

“We will be performing a very wide variety of music, from classical transcriptions to 1960s pop to high-quality original concert band compositions,” said conductor Joe Hatherill.

“A highlight of the evening will be when we play an arrangement by our tenor saxophonist, Ken Scott, of a sad folk tune Ashokan Farewell.

Dinner includes chicken or veggie pot pie, two salads, dessert and coffee or tea.

“There’s a jazz group within our group and they’ll play a few songs,” said concert band organizer Ervin Braithwaite.

Night of Music runs 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 17 at the centre 1442 Monterey Ave. Purchase tickets $20 for members and $25 for guests at the rec centre reception.


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