Palos Verdes Symphonic Band: Old, New, Borrowed, Blue

March 16, 2019

The Palos Verdes Symphonic Band presents Old, New, Borrowed, Blue on Saturday, March 16 at 7 p.m. at the Norris Center.

The band will perform works by award-winning composer W. Francis McBeth; movie and television orchestrator and arranger, Julie Giroux; and Augsburg College professor, Erika Svanoe; among many others. Pianist Haesung Park will join the band to perform a concert band arrangement of Gershwin’s beloved composition, Rhapsody in Blue.

Under the direction of Christine Hayes, the band consists of about sixty musicians, including school music teachers, engineers, physicians, homemakers, as well as current and former professional and amateur instrumentalists.

Many members have played in university ensembles, military bands, and touring “big bands” under well-known conductors. Individual musicians also teach publicly and privately as well as perform in local churches, orchestras, and community musical theater.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for youth 18 and younger.

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The Norris Theatre is located at 27570 Norris Center Drive, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274.