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Published: Thursday, 7/31/2008

Film scores provide theme for concert

Music Under the Stars, the popular free concert series in the Toledo Zoo amphitheater, will continue at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 10 with "Dreams We Share," a program inspired by Hollywood. Film scores from such popular hits as O Brother, Where Art Thou? Rocky, Harry Potter, Chicago, and Titanic are on the program as well as classical music by Rossini ("William Tell" overture), and a medley of Ray Charles hits. Appearing to perform "Danny Boy" with conductor Sam Szor and the Toledo Concert Band will be Joel Tse, principal flutist of the Toledo Symphony. Also featured on the program will be dancers from the Heinzman School of Irish Dance and Howard Pinkley of the American Legion.


A showcase by participants in the Toledo Summer Music Workshop is set for noon tomorrow in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts at Owens Community College 30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg. Performers are young musicians and dancers who took part in classes and other activities in a program organized by Gay Galvin and Cheryl Trace. Students age 4 to 12 will demonstrate African dance and drumming, piano and instrumental prowess, and vocal development. The event is free to the public.

Items for News of Music should be sent to svallongo@theblade.com at least two weeks before the event.

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