Lincoln City – The FUN ORCHESTRA, a group of 34 talented Lincoln and Tillamook County musicians led by Music Director Mack Pimentel, is coming to the Lincoln City Cultural Center on Sunday, October 4th at 6PM to present an entertaining concert.
The evening begins with the Marriage of Figaro Overture followed by Vivaldi’s Bassoon Concerto in E minor featuring bassoonist Zack Nelson of Vancouver, WA, a member of the Portland Youth Philharmonic. Justin Lasley of Eugene will conduct the Concerto.
Next, there will be a salute to Arthur Fiedler, playing four of his famous compositions from his time with the Boston Pops. Justin Lasley again takes center stage, this time on trumpet for the Trumpeter’s Lullaby.
Selections from the musical South Pacific lead off the next part of the concert, followed by Fred and Ginger, an original arrangement by trombonist Dave Robertson. Brenna Sage, lead player in the upcoming Tillamook Assoc. for the Performing Arts musical, Dames at Sea, will perform That Mister Man of Mine, accompanied by the orchestra.
Closing the concert is the Stars and Stripes Forever, which is another of Arthur Fiedler’s favorites.
The Fun Orchestra features many musicians from the Lincoln City and Neskowin area including Angela Cook, Heather Dixon, Tom Holden, Richard Hook, Mark Irmscher, Howard Lackey, Stevie McDougall, Corrine Newbegin, Bobbie Ordelheide, Karl Ordelheide, Doreen Thorusen, Brett Valet, Joaane Vinjamuri, and Michelle Vinjamuri.
Admission to the concert is $10 for ages 16 and above.
For more information, visit the Fun Orchestra online at funorchestra.org.
This event is sponsored in part by Bay City Arts Center and the Tillamook County Pioneer Museum.