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7 Star Starred
McAfee Performing Arts and Lecture Center
at Saratoga High School 20300 Herriman Avenue Saratoga, CA 95070
408-927-7597
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Elisabeth Kuo
I would suggest to bring a bottle of water and small snake for the intermission.
San Jose Wind Symphony: Raise the Roof info Mar 29 2013 star this tip starred
Elisabeth Kuo
Casual, comfortable attire is good.
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10 stars
attended May 19 2013

Pretty good musical performance, mostly entertaining acrobatic / magic performance. Not really played for serious music listener (many young children not so quiet).

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Website

http://www.sjws.org

Description

Featuring:

Walter M. Mayes, ringmaster

Edward C. Harris, conductor

Magic Mike, Magic Time Productions

Program:

William Schuman: Circus Overture

Paul Hart: Circus Ring

Saint-Saëns, trans. Cray: Carnival of the Animals

Karl L. King, arr. Schissel: Circus Days

John N. Klohr, arr. Fennell: The Billboard March

Karl L. King, arr. Bainum: Barnum and Bailey’s Favorite

Karl L. King, arr. Schissel: Robinson’s Grand Entree March

Stephen Sondheim, arr. Cofield: “Send in the Clowns”

*Running Time: *2 hours with one 15-minute intermission.

About the Ticket Supplier: San Jose Wind Symphony

San Jose Wind Symphony (SJWS) was founded in 1958 at San Jose City College by conductor emeritus Darrell Johnston. The group has become one of the finest community bands in the country, drawing players from a diverse assortment of backgrounds and professions.