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Invited to Perform

The Allentown Band has been honored again to be invited to perform at this year's PMEA (Pennsylvania Music Educators Association) annual conference.  The event this year is being held at the Kalahari Resort Convention Center in the Poconos. The band performs on Saturday April 9th. We wish we could invite our fans, but this PRIVATE concert is open only to conference attendees. The program includes quite a variety of musical selections, many familiar to Allentown Band concert goers. The band opens with William Pryun's "Allentown Sesquicentennial March", an unpublished work that was composed for the band's 150th anniversary in 19789. The next selection is Morton Gould's "Jericho Rhapsody" which actually was composed for the Pennsylvania Music Association (now the PMEA) in 1939. This work was recorded by The Allentown Band and released with a collection of Morton Gould compositions on "Our Band Heritage" Series, Volume 27. The band then featu