August 5, 2018

The Wisconsin Rapids City Band, under the direction of conductor Keith Olson, will present its annual Benefit Concert at Robinson Park at 2:00 pm. Heid Music and the Odd Fellows-Engel Fellowship, in memory of Gary Luing, are the sponsors for this week's concert. See the Band Performances page for a complete list of concert dates and corresponding concert sponsors.

The program will be chosen from the following:

Analogue, by Mike Leckrone

Horns-A-Plenty (March), by Leonard B. Smith

España (Overture), by Charbrier-Irons

Galop, by Dmitri Shostakovich

(Music from) West Side Story, by Leonard Bernstein, arranged by Michael Sweeney

Grand Serenade for an Awful Lot of Winds and Percussion, by P.D.Q. Bach, adapted by Peter Schickele

The Stone Guest, by Brian Hogg

This year the Wisconsin Rapids City Band celebrates its 155th year!

Thank you backers for your donations, support, and attendance in 2017.

The band will continue in 2018 to thrill the audience with waltzes, polkas, marches, and Broadway hits. We will also have outstanding guest artists appearing.

The Wisconsin Rapids City Band is a nonprofit, self-governing organization. We are inviting you to support the band this season with your presence at the summer concerts. So join us for an evening of fun and music. Bring the whole family to Robinson Park in Wisconsin Rapids. There is a play area for children.