Greenville Municipal Concert Band to showcase David McKibben


GREENVILLE – The next concert in the park will be given by the Greenville Municipal Concert Band Sunday at the Marling Band Shell in the beautiful Greenville City Park. The concert will beginning at 7:30 and will be conducted by JR Price.

“We are proud this week to feature the vocal stylings of Greenville Graduate, Mr. David McKibben,” said Price.

McKibben is a resident of Dayton and in high demand as a professional vocalist, music and theater director. He was featured with the band last July for our Independence Day Celebration Concert.

“His powerful, operatic voice will once again be featured as we pay tribute to the art of crooning,” said Price. “He will be featured with the band on the beautiful Henry Mancini song Moon River. We will also feature David as a historical Crooner as he sings a feature written by John Philip Sousa entitled I’ve Made My Plans for the Summer and the great Irish Crooning song When Irish Eyes are Smiling. We are proud to have David join us in our celebration of crooning.”

The Greenville Municipal Concert Band will also pay tribute Sunday evening to other great crooners as well. They will perform music from Adele, Michael Buble’ and one of the greatest crooners ever Frank Sinatra. Also featured in the band will be the clarinet work of Brad Pipenger during our overture Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna and some very fine trombone crooning by Brian McKibben on the great Italian song O Sole Mio.

Our summer concert series continues this Sunday with Crooners in the Park. The concert will begin at 7:30 and as always are free and open to the public. There is plenty of seating available at the Marling Band Shell and you are welcome to bring a lawn chair or blanket as well.

“Bring a friend and enjoy the show.”

A special program note, there will be no concert in the park on Sunday, Aug. 23. The Jazz Band will be perform next on August 30.

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