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Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
3:00 PM January 14, 2018
The only matinee show in our season ticket, The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra will bring fun to your Sunday afternoon. The legendary Tommy Dorsey had a run of 286 Billboard chart hits and seventeen number one hits with his orchestra in the 1930s and 1940s including: “Boogie Woogie”, “I’ll Never Smile Again”, “Song of India”, and “The Music Goes ‘Round and Around”. Now directed by Terry Myers, the faces have changed, but the songs have remained the same, and the band plays on.
Coming up in the Local Spotlight Festival…
Mote Mairne: Mammals
Tuesday, July 11 @ 2:00 & 4:00 pm
On July 11th we celebrate one of the biggest assets to our community- the Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium. Join us to discuss Mote, Mammals, and More!
1848 European Revolutions, Nationalism, and Folk Music with Baila Miller
Tuesday, July 18 @ 2:00 pm
Musical nationalism refers to the use of musical ideas or motifs that are identified with a specific country, region, or ethnicity. As a musical movement, Nationalism emerged in the mid-19th century in connection with political independence movements which placed an emphasis on national folk songs and folk dances to give people pride in their unique culture. The secondary effects of this endeavor were the development of tourist industries and a strong sense of community.