The Harvard Summer Pops Band, now in its 47th year, is pleased to present the outdoor concert Musical Moments, at the Hatch Memorial Shell in Boston. The ensemble is conducted by the Director of the Harvard Band and Wind Ensemble, Mark Olson.
The soloist on July 28 is oboist Amanda Harding who is on faculty at New England Conservatory Preparatory School. She will perform Vincenzo Bellini’s Concert for Hautbois and Ennio Morricone’s Gabriel’s Oboe from the movie The Mission. Other works on the program include Julius Fucik’s Florentiner March, Frank Ticheli’s Cajun Folk Songs and a selection of songs from the Broadway musical The Lion King.
The Harvard Summer Pops Band is comprised of approximately 130 members including students attending Harvard Summer School, area college students and community members of various ages.