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City Band plays for July 4th celebration
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MONROE - The Monroe City Band will present a concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 4, in the Twining Park bandshell, as part of the 4th of July celebration. The concert will open with the "Star Spangled Banner," then "American Visions," by Travis J. Weller; "The Blue and the Gray," a Civil War suite, by Clare Grundman; "Theme From Lawrence of Arabia," by Maurice Jarre,, arranged by Alfred Reed; "Armed Forces Salute," a medley, arranged by Bob Lowden; and "Clarinet Candy," by Leroy Anderson. Also to be included in the program are "Suite" from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, a medley, by Nicholas Hooper, arranged by Jack Bullock; "Music of the Beatles," a medley, arranged by Michael Sweeney; "Our Director," by F.E.