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McAfee Performing Arts and Lecture Center
at Saratoga High School 20300 Herriman Avenue Saratoga, CA 95070
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19 events
5 reviews
10 stars
I would suggest to bring a bottle of water and small snake for the intermission.
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San Jose Wind Symphony: "The Wearing of the Green"
23 ratings
4.6 average rating
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83 events
43 reviews
9 stars
attended Mar 18 2012

The San Jose Wind Symphony performed beautifully. The location was very good, with good seats and good accoustics.

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38 events
17 reviews
4 stars
attended Mar 18 2012

Really good program. Very audience friendly with great variety in the program.

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32 events
7 reviews
2 stars
attended Mar 18 2012

Although the event was much shorter than we had expected, we enjoyed the variety of the songs/composition. We liked the bugpipe music, especially since we didn't expect it. We also liked the fact that the conductor shared background story of each...continued

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Percy Aldridge Grainger: “Molly on the Shore”

Leroy Anderson: “The Irish Washerwoman”

arr. Carl Strommen: “Riverdance” 

arr. Robert W. Smith: _Irish Songs for Solo and Band _

Christopher Bengochea, tenor

Leroy Anderson: “The Minstrel Boy” 

arr. Brendan Power: “Limerick’s Lament” (Marbhna Luimnigh)

Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Pipes and Drums

Leroy Anderson: “The Wearing of the Green” 

Matyas Seiber: Irish Trilogy

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.