The band director at Oliver Springs High School will be the featured soloist in a Sunday afternoon concert in Oak Ridge.
It’s the Oak Ridge Community Band’s “One Note Wonders” concert, and it features the music of composers who aren’t well-known, a press release said. The concert is at the Grove Theater Performing Arts Center, and it starts at 3:30 p.m.
The featured soloist will be trumpet player Tim Michaels, who will be performing Herman Bellstedt’s “Napoli,” accompanied by the band. Michaels is band director at Oliver Springs High School, has bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Tennessee, and has performed in Canada, Hungary, Great Britain, and throughout the United States, the press release said.
The Community Band directed by Dale Pendley and assistant conductor Lisa Michaels will also be entertaining the audience with “Dixieland Jamboree,” “America, the Beautiful,” “Over the Rainbow”, and “American Patrol,” the press release said. Other songs on the Sunday program include “Bennett’s Triumphal,” “Finlandia,” “Procession of the Sardar,” and “Mass” from “La Fiesta Mexicana.”
Admission to the “One Note Wonders” concert is $8 for adults and $6 for senior citizens and students. Anyone desiring more information can visit the band’s website at www.orcb.org or call (865) 482-3568.
The press release said free refreshments will be available in the lobby at the end of the program.
The Grove Theater Performing Arts Center is at 123 Randolph Road in Oak Ridge.