DAYTON, OH (July 26, 2010) – The Dayton Philharmonic Concert Band will perform the 18th Annual Mayor’s Concert on Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at Prouty Plaza in downtown Troy, OH. The Dayton Philharmonic Concert Band and Festival Chorus have been honored to perform these concerts, presented by Troy Mayors Concerts, Inc, since their inception 18 years ago.
In a program we’re calling “Out of this World!” the DPO Concert Band will perform music from the TV series Star Trek and the Star Wars movies. Joining the Band will be vocal soloist Jamie Cordes for “You Raise Me Up”, “Blue Moon,” and “Stardust.” The concert will also feature the massed voices of the DPO Festival Chorus, under the direction of Amy Vaubel, in patriotic favorites and the grand finale.
The concert, which is FREE and open to the public, will conclude with a show-stopping rendition of Tchaikovsky’s Overture 1812. DPO Assistant Conductor Patrick Reynolds will conduct.
Prouty Plaza is located in Downtown Troy. In the event of rain, Hobart Arena will be the concert site.