(PRESS RELEASE)_The Symphonic Band of the Palm Beaches is excited to announce its 61st season -- a series of 10 concerts that showcase the extraordinary talent and musical maturity of one of the nation’s finest symphonic bands. Considered a local cultural treasure, the ensemble has won accolades for its outstanding performances of a wide variety of music, from classical and jazz to marches and Broadway hits.
“Our season opener, Together Again!, will showcase crowd favorites from John Williams, R. Strauss, J. Strauss, Cole Porter, and John Philip Sousa, plus a special guest appearance,” said Music Director Mark Humphreys.
The band prides itself on helping to build a culturally enlightened and stronger community by providing high-quality, enjoyable yet modestly priced performances. In addition to an exceptional caliber of musicianship, the band has a strong philanthropic mission. The nonprofit group has donated $89,487 in scholarships, grants, and musical instruments to local students and schools since February 2020, even though the band was not able to provide public performances during this time, for a grand total of $875,265 donated during the past 40 years.
Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, 7:30 p.m., Eissey Campus Theatre
Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021, 7:30 p.m., Duncan Theatre
And how we’ve missed our greatest audience! To break out of the agonizing silence, we’ll raise the roof with ear- and eye-opening favorites from John Williams, R. Strauss, J. Strauss, Cole Porter, John Philip Sousa, plus a guest appearance by Lake Worth Beach Mayor Betty Resch.
Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, 3:00 p.m., Eissey Campus Theatre
Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, 7:30 p.m., Duncan Theatre
Ride the Polar Express through Hollywood’s view of the wintery season. Plenty of musical thrills and sentimental moments to usher in the holiday season.
Wine, Women and Song
Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022, 7:30 p.m., Eissey Campus Theatre
Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, 7:30 p.m., Duncan Theatre
Celebration of this hendiatris of joy goes back to the most ancient of times, and America’s big band, show and popular eras have brilliantly captured the passion and thrill of romance. Hear it done by the “swingingest” big band in town.
Stage and Screen Spectacular Encore
Sunday, April 3, 2022, 3:00 p.m., Eissey Campus Theatre
Saturday, April 9, 2022, 7:30 p.m., Duncan Theatre
Our artful vocal duet, Juan and Molly, return to center stage for an encore presentation of Broadway delights and favorite arias. The charming couple will certainly thrill you with their diverse repertoire and compelling delivery.
Saturday, May 21, 2022, 7:30 p.m., Eissey Campus Theatre
Monday, May 23, 2022, 7:30 p.m., Duncan Theatre
In so many ways, America has guided the modern world to greater heights of freedom and achievement. Join us in our season’s finale celebrating the voices of inspiration and sacrifice that help us remain a beacon of hope.
Reserve your seats today by calling 561-832-3115, or purchase tickets online at www.SymphonicBand.org. Season tickets for a series of five concerts at either the Eissey Campus Theatre in Palm Beach Gardens or Duncan Theatre in Lake Worth are available at a special rate of $85. Individual concert tickets are $20. Proceeds benefit the band’s Youth Music Scholarship Fund.
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