Sunday, July 22, 2018

Racine Concert Band summer nights at the zoo

The Racine Concert Band continues its series of summer concerts at the Racine Zoo on Sunday evenings.  The July concerts will begin at 7:30.  The August concerts will begin at 7 due to the earlier setting sun.  Here's a quick summary of the upcoming concerts.

  • July 22 featuring guest conductor Don Young with Beth Kapralian on flute, 7:30.  As an added treat, Don Rosen will narrate The Pied Piper of Hamlin.
  • July 29 featuring baritone Greg Berg with Jacob Cole on xylophone, 7:30
  • August 5 featuring former Miss Wisconsin Jeanie Hatfield with Jack Niccolai, Eric Pelky, and Graham Westley on trumpets at 7:00
  • August 12 featuring tenor Edson Melendez with Adam Maegaard, Esther Wilson, Katie Matteson, and Natalie Bakken on french horns at 7:00
And this year the Racine Concert Band continues their Summer Sweepstakes Spectacular.  Enter the Racine Concert Band Quiz at each concert and be entered for special prizes from these businesses:
  • Toppers Pizza
  • Bucket's Pub
  • Salute Italian Restaurant
  • Javier's Cuisine
  • Wells Brothers Restaurant
  • The Ivanhoe
  • Infusino's
  • Jose's Blue Sombrero
  • The Yardarm
  • Buona Vita Pizza
All entries (correct or not) are entered into drawings for wonderful prizes from these great places.  The grand prize this year is a Fitbit smart fitness watch from Best Buy.  The drawings will be held after every piece of music at the August 12 concert.  Be sure to attend all of the concerts to maximize your changes in the Summer Sweepstakes Spectacular!

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