The Ottumwa Courier

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July 25, 2013

Municipal Band to close out season

OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa Municipal Band will perform its final concert of the 2013 season today at 7 p.m. in Central Park.

Guest conductor for this program will be Jack Barron. Jack is the former director of the Ottumwa Municipal Band, having retired in 2009 after 25 years of directing the band.

Traditional and popular secular Christmas music will be played, as the theme is “Christmas In July.”

The complete concert includes: The Star Spangled Banner, Sleigh Ride, A Canadian Brass Christmas, The Christmas Song, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Dreams of Christmas, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, White Christmas, The Polar Express, Christmas Fugue on We Wish You A Merry Christmas and America, the Beautiful.

The audience is reminded to bring chairs or blankets for their seating comfort.

In case of threatening weather, the concert will be moved to Quincy Place Mall. Any change of venue will be announced on GOTV, channel 6.

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