Free Chamber Concert :

Blue Shades Clarinets

From Mozart to Marmalade

Brockton Public Library 
Brockton Symphony Orchestra Chamber Music Series

Date and Time: Saturday, June 18th, 2021 at 2:00PM 
 Location: Brockton Public Library (304 Main Street, Brockton MA)
Turn down White Street for the Library entrance and plenty of parking. 

Join the Blue Shades at the Brockton Public Library for a free chamber music concert!

The clarinet ensemble will explore spirited works across time and genre, including Mozart, Debussy, Gershwin, and Joplin.

Read below for programming and the group's biography, as well as information about upcoming concerts!
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Two Movie Themes: 
Nino Rota/Swierc: 81/2
Henry Mancini/Halferty: Baby Elephant Walk

Two Rags: 
Irene Giblin/Bates: Chicken Chowder Rag
Scott Joplin/Schorr: Peacherine Rag

Two Waltzes & a Tango: 

Amy Marcy Beach/Gibson: Waltz, Op. 36, No. 3 
Oscar Peterson/Lindgren: Gentle Waltz  
Isaac Albéniz/Abeling: Tango from España, Op. 165, No. 2

Two Contrasting Pieces by Florence Price:
Florence Price/Gibson: Ticklin’ Toes 
Florence Price/Dinda: Adoration 

Two Rags:
Claude Debussy/Gelin: Golliwog’s Cakewalk 
Edwards, LaRocca, Sbarbaro, & Shields/McLeod: Clarinet Marmalade 

George Gershwin Medley:
George Gershwin/Dobrinescu: Prelude - II     
George Gershwin/Dobrinescu: I Got Rhythm      George Gershwin/Kwek: Promenade - Walking the Dog

W.A. Mozart/Schorr Overture to The Marriage of Figaro

Three Contrasting Polkas:

Johann Strauss, Jr./ Schorr: Tritsch-Tratsch Polka 
Johann & Josef Strauss/Hotz:  Pizzicato Polka 
Henry Mancini/Gibson: Pie in the Face Polka

The Brockton Symphony thanks the Brockton Public Library for their sponsorship of this Chamber Music series. 
The Blue Shades at their performance at the Whitman Town Hall in 2021. 
Read below for their ensemble biography!
The Blue Shades
Torben Hansen, clarinet 
Leslie Hansen, clarinet  
Su D’Ambrosio, clarinet & bass clarinet 
Joseph DiSalvatore, clarinet & bass clarinet  
Jeffrey Lichenstein, clarinet

Established in 2015, Blue Shades performances showcase the wide-ranging repertoire  arranged for clarinet choir. Favorite styles include American jazz, ragtime, movie themes,  and light classics.  

Founding members, Torben Hansen and Leslie Hansen are joined by Su D’AmbrosioJoseph DiSalvatore, and Jeffrey Lichenstein

Blue Shades has performed at the Fuller Craft Museum, the Whitman Town Hall, the  Brockton Public Library, as part of Brockton Symphony’s Chamber Concert series, and at  the North Brookfield Senior Center. 

Outside of Blue Shades, the members maintain active performance schedules with the  Brockton Symphony, Rivers Symphony, and the Metropolitan Wind Symphony. 

Upcoming Concerts at
the Brockton Public Library

(Performances at 2:00PM EST)

Saturday, July 30th, 2022 - Trident Winds (oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and piano)

Thank you for joining us for our 2021-2022 season!

Stay tuned for a season announcement for our 2022-2023 season, as well as upcoming summer performances!

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Thank you for joining us for our spectacular 2021-2022 Symphonic Season! Donations will help the production of our upcoming summer events and 2022-2023 Season- make sure to keep an eye out for our season announcement!
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The Brockton Symphony Orchestra is supported in part by grants from the Brockton Cultural Council, Abington Cultural Council, Canton Cultural Council,  Carver Cultural Council, East Bridgewater Arts Council, Easton Cultural Council, Halifax Cultural Council, Mansfield Local Cultural Council,  Middleborough Cultural Council,  North Attleboro Cultural Council, Randolph Cultural Council,  Raynham Cultural Council, Scituate Cultural Council, Sharon Cultural Council, Stoughton Cultural Council, and Whitman Cultural Council, local agencies which are supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. Their generosity is gratefully acknowledged.

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