Give Our Regards to Broadway!

Get ready for an unforgettable evening of music and magic as the Seward Concert Band proudly presents a spectacular concert featuring beloved Broadway musical pieces. This event promises to be a toe-tapping, heartwarming experience for all ages, showcasing the vibrant talents of local musicians.

The concert is scheduled to take place on Friday, October 27, 2023 at 7:00pm at Sanford Middle School at 3524 42nd Ave S in Minneapolis. Suggested donations are $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 students and children.

Concert Highlights

Prepare to be swept away by a musical journey that celebrates the timeless tunes of Broadway. Under the skilled direction of Conductor Dr. Cassandra Bechard, the Seward Concert Band will fill the air with the enchanting melodies that have graced some of the most iconic productions in theatrical history.

Audience members can anticipate renditions of classic show tunes from legendary musicals such as Into the Woods, The Phantom of the Opera, The Music Man, more. The evening’s repertoire has been thoughtfully curated to showcase the range of emotions and stories that have made Broadway a cultural phenomenon.

Tentative Program

  • Oh, How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning by Irving Berlin
  • Selections from Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Mamma Mia! by ABBA
  • No One is Alone by Stephen Sondheim
  • Lion King Broadway Selections by Elton John, Tim Rice
  • Someone to Watch Over Me by George Gershwin
  • Les Miserables Soundtrack Highlights by Claude-Michel Schönberg

The Seward Concert Band also welcomes the Star of the North Band to share the stage this evening. Star of the North will begin our evening with their “Standards and Classics” program, and the Seward Concert Band will take the stage after intermission. The Star of the North’s tentative program includes:

  • Second Suite for Military Band in F Major , Movement 1, by Gustav Holst
  • Joy Revisited, by Frank Ticheli
  • March from Symphonic Metamorphosis, by Paul Hindemith
  • The Promise of Living, by Aaron Copland
  • Woody Herman in Concert, arranged by Bob Lowden