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Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017 7:30 pm

Majestic Winds jpeg sm webMajestic Winds, the professional wind band of the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts, will present a spring concert at the Ehrhart Gardens, 100 Frances Court, Union, NJ 07083, May 25, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

The ensemble will be directed by Howard Toplansky, an NJWA staff instrumental instructor. “Our musical offerings are geared to please a variety of musical tastes and range from Renaissance to Ragtime favorites,” stated Toplansky.

“Das Pensionat” Overture by Franz von Suppe, selections from “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg” by Michel Legrand and “Accelerations Waltz” by Johann Strauss will be the main selections on the first half of the concert. “Ballet Egyptien” by Alexandre Luigini, “Night in the Tropics” by Louis Moreau Gottschalk and Honolulu Rag will also be featured on this program. Several fine marches will also be performed which include “Sons of the Brave” by Thomas Bidgood, and “Arromanches by Albert E. Kelly.

Additional numbers included in this concert are: “Folk Festival” by Dmitri Shostakovich and “Millennium Echoes” by Dan Barlawsky.

This event is open to the public. Admission is free and contributions will be gratefully accepted. For additional information about NJWA or Majestic Winds, call 908-789-9696 or email njwaband@att.net.

Photo caption: The Majestic Winds will perform  a spring concert at Ehrhart Gardens in Union on May 25.