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Melbourne Municipal Band Presents “Music from the Big Screen” February 14 and 15
1st Feb 2018 Melbourne Municipal Band Presents “Music from the Big Screen” February 14 and 15
MELBOURNE, Fla., January 15, 2018 – The Melbourne Municipal Band (MMB) will showcase the dramatic music of popular movies when it presents “Music from the Big Screen” on February 14 and 15, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Melbourne Auditorium, 625 E. Hibiscus Blvd. There is no charge and tickets are not required. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

“From Mancini to Star Trek and Captain America, we’ll be playing thrilling and dramatic scores from the biggest Hollywood movies,” said Conductor Staci Cleveland. “We invite everyone to come and enjoy this evening of great music.”

Selections include It Had Better Be Tonight, by Mancini, featured in The Pink Panther; Mambo, from West Side Story; a medley of John Williams movie music; and Take Five, a piece by the Dave Brubeck Quartet that became the first million-selling jazz single on the Billboard Hot 100 charts in 1961.

The concerts also feature pre-show entertainment by The Mel-Bones, a 10-piece ensemble of trombones, tuba and percussion instruments.

Call 724-0555 or visit www.melbournemunicipalband.org for more information.

About the Melbourne Municipal Band
The mission of the Melbourne Municipal Band (MMB), established in 1965, is to bring free concerts to area residents and visitors, to promote music appreciation and education – particularly among young people – and to provide members of the band with an avenue for music performance and development. One-third of the band`s 80-plus members are professional musicians. In a typical year, the band serves 20,000 attendees, and its members give 27,000 hours of community service in the form of rehearsals and performance time.