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  • Chorus of Westerly Summer Pops

     


    Chorus of Westerly

    Summer Pops 2014

    Saturday, June 21


    Pre-show, 6 p.m.

    Program, 8 p.m.

    Rain Dates: June 22 & 23


    Special Guest Dashon Burton, Bass
    Andrew Howell, Conductor
    Bob Elmer, Emcee
    Artillery Company of Newport
    Fireworks by Grucci
    The Bells of Christ Church



     


    Pre-Show Lineup

    Happy and the Moonshine:
    Michael Chicoria, David DeAngelis.

    The Franklin Brothers Band:
    Jay Franklin, keyboard and vocals; Carl Franklin, guitar and vocals; Amie Coffey, vocals; Les Haley, bass and backup vocals; Matt Covey, drums; Doug Woolverton, trumpet; Matt Nemeth, sax; Rob Funk, trombone; Jeremy Taylor, baritone sax.

    The Westerly Morris Men:
    Peter Leibert - Squire, Norm Dudziak - Assistant Squire, 
Hal Walker, Kurt Hanson, John Morris, Allen Lawton, Tim Groom, Lou Terranova
     
    Program

    Dry your tears, Afrika from Amistad, John Williams

    Hallelujah from The Mount of Olives, Ludwig van Beethoven

    Selections from The Sound of Music, Rogers & Hammerstein, arr. R.R. Bennett

    From Five Mystical Songs, Ralph Vaughan Williams
    (1) Rise heart; (2) Come, my way, my truth, my life; (3) Let all the world in every corner sing.

    *Featuring Dashon Burton*

    The Washington Post March
    , John Philip Sousa

    ::Intermission::

    From Old American Songs, Set 2, Aaron Copland
    (1) The little horses; (2) Zion's Walls; (3) The golden willow tree; (4) At the river; (5) Ching-a-ring Chaw.

    *Featuring Dashon Burton*

    Star Trek Through the Years, arr. Calvin Custer

    Overture of 1812, P.I. Tchaikovsky

    The Star-Spangled Banner, music: JS Smith, text: FS Key

    PLEASE TAKE NOTICE

    Due to an extensive sprinkler system throughout the park, by park regulation, nothing may be driven into the ground to anchor blankets or other items. You will be held responsible for any damage incurred to the system by such disregard of this regulation. Remember that the park is owned by the Memorial & Library Association, and we are guests in this wonderful site. Please abide by the rules.

    RESTROOM FACILITIES

    Porta-Jons, including handicap accessible units are located in the Parking Lot to the left of the Park as you face the stage. These are located at the end of the Parking Lot nearest the Library. Follow the posted signs along the sidewalks in the Park. There is no access to these facilities by going over the hill. There are no public facilities behind the stage area. Please respect our Park and restricted areas!

    POPS WEATHER UPDATES

    In the event of weather postponements listen to WBLQ 1230 AM, WCRI 95.9 FM, or check online at chorusofwesterly.org, facebook.com/chorusofwesterly, or follow on Twitter @choruswesterly.

     

    Wilcox Park, Westerly, RI