The Lowcountry Community Concert Band’s spring season opens with two upcoming concerts of music with the theme of “Folk Frolic.”
The first concert is at 7 pm Sunday, February 23 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, at 157 Lady’s Island Drive in Beaufort.
The second concert is at 7 pm Monday, February 24, at Magnolia Hall, 260 Sun City Blvd., Bluffton, open to Sun City residents and their guests.
Admission is free to both concerts (free-will donations gratefully accepted).
The program on both nights includes “The Running Set” and “Rhosymedre” by Vaughan Williams; “Second Suite for Military Band,” by Gustav Holst; “Pineapple Poll (Opening Number),” based on music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; “Irish Tune from County Derry” and “Themes from ‘Green Bushes’” by Percy Grainger; and “Galop” from “Moscow, Cheremushky,” by Dmitri Shostakovich.
The band is made up of about 60 volunteer musicians and is sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at USC-Beaufort. For more information, contact: Pete Johnson at (267) 884-6805; Rick Eckstein at (843) 707-7813; or Carolyn Christy at (843) 540-7605.