2019 Summer Concert Season

June 12  “Smile, its Summer”- Spotlight on Youth Sponsored by Caron & Jones Dental Care.  Multicultural Youth Rhythm Ensemble, Student Solo Winner

June 19 “Side By Side” Concert - Guest Conductor Matt Conaway with outstanding high school musicians performing alongside the seasoned professionals of the KPB. Featuring Todd McReady on Euphonium.

June 26 “Circus Days” - Music for the big top and carnivals with special guests from the Peru Circus. Featuring tuba soloist William Schmidt.

July 3  "From Sea to Shining Sea"  Sponsored by Bayliff, Harrigan, Cord, Maugans   The KPB celebrates the “4th of July” featuring the the Albert E. Shockey Marine Corps League Color Guard, vocalist Cody Kopka and the Kokomo Park Singers & the "Howard County Band Directors" Trumpet Trio.  The program will recognize our military veterans and provide a musical tribute to our nation and its people. (Rain location-Havens Auditorium IU-K)

July 10 “Big Band Night” - Sponsored by Stout Funeral Home and Crematory with Guest Conductor “Mo” Trout featuring the KPB Swing Orchestra, a hybrid group of the region’s finest jazz musicians with vocalists Cherresa Lawson & Gary Wallyn.

July 17 “Brass Band Night”- includes music from the Civil War, Salvation Army Brass Bands and British Brass Bands and modern selections.   AT 7:00 - INSTRUMENT PETTING ZOO FOR KIDS AND SPECIAL GUESTS - THE KOKOMO HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING WILDCATS


July 24 “The Great American Songbook” - Sponsored by McGavic’s Outdoor Power   Music of Cole Porter, George Gershwin and others. Featuring the Retired Rum Runners Dixieland Jazz Band, the Kokomo Men of Note, vocal soloists and Saxophonist Neil Broeker.

July 31 - Grand Finale: “South of the Border” - featuring trumpeter Bruce Knepper and music from Mexico, South America and the Caribbean.
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