The Baldwin Pops Band, conducted by Dr. Jason Rinehart, will present "Bernstein, Jazz, and Our Southern Roots" at 4 p.m. Sunday, October 14 at the Library Green in Orange Beach, overlooking Wolf Bay.
The band will perform a mostly American program including four selections from “West Side Story” by Leonard Bernstein: America, Cool, Gee, Officer Krupke, and Somewhere. Other tunes from musicals are Highlights from “La La Land” by Justin Hurwitz and “It Had Better Be Tonight” by Henry Mancini. In addition the program includes American Riversongs by Pierre La Plante and River Songs of the South, arranged by William G. Harbinson.
Guests should bring chairs or blankets and are encouraged to bring a picnic supper. After intermission, there will be a children's parade with flags and the Checkered Tablecloth Award for the most interesting picnic setup.
This concert is sponsored by the City of Orange Beach. In addition, the Baldwin Pops Band is sponsored by a grant from the Alabama State Council on the Arts.
Information on the Baldwin Pops Band can be found at www.baldwinpops.com or by searching for Baldwin Pops Band on Facebook. All concerts are free.