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Bemidji Area Community Band to close out 2022 summer season with Aug. 7 concert

Sponsored by Iverson Corner Drug, the concert will be held at 7 p.m. on the lawn south of Bangsberg Hall on the Bemidji State University campus. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved indoors at Bangsberg.

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Members of the Bemidji Area Community Band rehearse in 2019 at BSU's Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
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BEMIDJI — Conductor Scott Guidry will strike up the Bemidji Area Community Band for its fourth and final summer concert of the season on Sunday, Aug. 7.

“You won’t want to miss our concert season finale as we wrap up another season of fun and music,” the band’s website states.

Thomas Allen’s “Whip and Spur” march will open the evening followed by Clare Grundman’s “Fantasy on American Sailing Songs.”

Other selections include “John Williams in Concert,” a medley of the American composer’s work from “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial,” “Star Wars” and “Jaws” among other compositions.

Selections from “Les Miserables” will close out the evening with tunes including “At The End of the Day,” “I Dreamed a Dream,” “Master of the House,” “On My Own” and “Do You Hear the People Sing?”

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Sponsored by Iverson Corner Drug, the concert will be held at 7 p.m. on the lawn south of Bangsberg Hall on the Bemidji State University campus.

In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved indoors at Bangsberg. Weather announcements can be found on the Bemidji Area Community Band Facebook page.

There is no admission charge, but free-will donations will be accepted.

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