ORANGE CITY – The Scottish folk song Loch Lomond and music from The Lord of the Rings will be featured in the Orange City Area Community Band concert Wednesday, June 17.
The Community Band will take the stage at 7:00pm for its first 2015 concert in Orange City’s Windmill Park, part of the Onstage Orange City summer series. Dan Mangold is the director, taking over from long-time community band conductor Carla Van Beek.
Mangold, originally from Sioux Rapids, is band director at MOC-Floyd Valley Middle School, assistant director for the Pride of the Dutchmen marching band, and director of the MOC-FV High full orchestra. He is a trumpeter in the Northwest Iowa Symphony Orchestra and directed the orchestra for the Tulip Festival night show, Mary Poppins. For several years Mangold played trumpet in the Orange City Area Community Band.
The June 17 concert will feature a variety of music, including the rousing Cut to the Chase by Todd Stalter; a Spanish march by Texidor, Amparito Roca; and a medley from The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.
The band will also play Frank Ticheli’s beautiful arrangement of the Scottish folksong, Loch Lomond; a standard wind piece by Charles Carter, Overture for Winds; and the hymn Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing.
The National Emblem March, a classic American band march, plus the Star Spangled Banner, will round out the evening.
Assistant to the community band director is Char Ten Clay.
Come early (5:00-7:00pm) for grilled hot dogs, chips and ice cream, courtesy of Iowa State Bank. Sponsors for the evening are Diamond Vogel Paint and Onstage Orange City contributors, in conjunction with Orange City Arts.
The concert is free and open to the public. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs. Concessions will be available for purchase.
Rain location is Unity Christian Knight Center. For more information or weather-related announcements, contact Orange City Arts: ocArts@orangecityiowa.com, 712.707.6514 or see orangecityarts.net.
2015 Onstage Orange City contributors: Ag Partners, LLC; Big Brothers Big Sisters; The Bike Store; Birdhouse Rentals; Boonstras Kirby Co.; Casualty Insurance; C & H Body Repair; Culligan of Sioux County; Art & Doris De Hoogh; De Jong Chiropractic; De Jong Oil & Repair; D & L Plumbing & Heating; Dutch Mill Corporation; Edward Jones, Mark Lundberg; Family Eye Care; David L. Gohman, OD; Greenwood Landscaping & Nursery; Hair Clinic; Hands Around the World; Joiner & Zwart Dentistry; Motor Inn of Orange City; Natural Food Holdings; Neal Chase Lumber Co.; Leona Noteboom; Oolman Funeral Homes; Orange City Chiropractic; Orange City Dentistry; Pluim Publishing; Rensink, Pluim & Vogel, Attorneys at Law; Sfumato Pizza; Siouxland Town & Country Realty; Siouxland Travel & Tours; Jeff & Sara Tolsma; Western Iowa Dairy Alliance; Jan Wilbeck; Woudstra Meat Market, Amy & Dustin Vanden Hull.