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City band performs final concert of summer set on Wednesday

WORTHINGTON -- The "Amazing" Worthington City Band will play its final concert of the regular summer season at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Chautauqua Park.

WORTHINGTON -- The “Amazing” Worthington City Band will play its final concert of the regular summer season at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Chautauqua Park.

Emcee for the concert will be Lon Lien, while a bell choir directed by Louise Clausen will provide the intermission entertainment. Thomas Hanselmann, the current exchange student from Crailsheim, Germany, will bid farewell and the 2016-17 Worthington exchange student to Crailsheim, Dominic Burns, will be introduced.

Director Mike Peterson will lead the band in numbers including the “Mount Healthy March,” “Root Beer Rag,” “Tie a Yellow Ribbon,” “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” and “Nearer, My God, to Thee.”

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In case of inclement weather, an alternate location will be announced.

The band will share an extra concert on Aug. 12 as part of the dedication ceremony for the new “Bridge to Crailsheim” sculpture now installed in Chautauqua Park, but Wednesday marks the end of the band’s regular 2016 season performances.

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