• On stage at CPAC

    LCB on stage at CPAC Dec 2, 2018

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  • McIlhagga in front of the band

    Music Director Dr. Sam McIlhagga

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Sunday, December 8, 4:00pm
Charlotte Performing Arts Center (map)
Special Guest Pianist - Ralph Votapek
Tickets: Adults $10, Students aged 6-18 $5, Children 5 and under free

The Lansing Concert Band will get you into the spirit of the season with our annual holiday concert. We are honored to collaborate with MSU's Professor Emeritus of Piano, Ralph Votapek on George Gershwin's masterpiece, Rhapsody in Blue. LCB music director Dr. Sam McIlhagga has also selected a variety of holiday songs to ring in the season. We even expect a visit from a "right jolly old elf!" Please join us at the beautiful Charlotte Performance Arts Center for this afternoon of great music.

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Selections from Porgy and Bess - George Gershwin, arr. Robert Russell Bennett

Rhapsody in Blue - Featuring Ralph Votapek, pianist - George Gershwin, arr. Donald Hunsberger


Concert Suite from The Polar Express - Alan Silvestri and Glen Ballard, arr. Jerry Brubaker

The Festival of Hanukkah - arr. Lennie Niehaus

Fa La La and All That (A Christmas Novelty) - Ross Hastings

The Holly and the Ivy - Traditional, arr Chip Davis, adapted by Robert Longfield

T'was the Night Before Christmas - Newell Long

Sleigh Ride - Leroy Anderson

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