Monmouth Fourth of July Celebration

The Willamette Valley Concert Band will perform a traditional band concert in the park for the Monmouth  Fourth of July Celebration.  The free concert will start at 6:30 in Monmouth Main Street Park’s new amphitheater located on the NE corner of the park on Monday, July 3. The concert will include a wide variety of traditional music ranging from classic overtures to Dixieland, Broadway musicals, international marches and patriotic tunes.

Featured soloists include:  trumpetist Steve Iverson playing Trumpeter’s Lullaby Leroy Anderson and percussionist Dennis Bierman who will play Concerto for Drum Set.  A Dixieland Combo will be featured in Satchmo, a medley of tunes made famous by Louis Armstrong including “The Saints Go Marching In.”  A clarinet quartet will play “Pie in the Face Polka” from the Mancini sound track for the movie The Great Race.