bring your picnic basket and chairs and enjoy a free concert
in Prospect Park where the Goldman Memorial Band will perform
its first Music Pagoda event in 13 years.
The band will perform a gala concert honoring tuba virtuoso Harvey
Phillips, including "A Visit to the Big Top," a musical
and narrative journey into the circus world in recognition of
Phillips’ early years with circus bands. (Phillips has created
events such as TubaChristmas, OctubaFest, TubaJazz and an organization,
the Tubist Universal Brotherhood Association, to promote the
The band, under maestro Christian Wilhjelm (pictured), will also
perform compositions by John Philip Sousa, Edwin Franko and Richard
Rodgers among others.
The performance takes place on June 22 at 4 pm at the Music Pagoda,
located between the Nethermead and Boathouse in Prospect Park.
For more information, call the band hotline (212) 560-7587.
Updated 4:00 pm, November 10, 2010