Strike up the Band concert hits new level

The Southern Stars Symphonic Brass (SSSB) recently celebrated the opening concert of their 4th season of their three concert series in Crossville, TN.    The Oct. 23, 2011 concert theme was Strike Up the Band and featured Broadway and movie music.   This concert was sponsored by the 2011/2012 Season sponsor Bed & Biscuit Kennel and had as featured guest artists, the husband/wife duo Brian & Amanda Bacon as vocalists.

An audience of around 430 was thoroughly entertained by the program below:

  • Overture to Candide
  • Showboat selections………guest vocalists (Brian and Amanda Bacon)
  • Bravura………….euphonium solo, Brandon Jones
  • Cheek to Cheek
  • Someone to Watch Over Me
  • Barnum & Bailey’s Favorite
  • Breezin’ Down Broadway
  • You’ll Never Walk Alone……….guest vocalist, Amanda Bacon
  • Mack the Knife……..featuring Chris McCormick, flugelhorn
  • Wind Beneath My Wings……….guest vocalist, Brian Bacon
  • Ragtime for Horns………..Eb Alto Horn section
  • Chicago selections
  • Encore:    Klaxon march

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