The Glenn Miller Orchestra swings into the Santa Clarita Valley on Thursday, Oct. 16, for a one-night-only performance at West Ranch High School.
Directed by Nick Hilscher and featuring vocalist Eileen Burns, the orchestra will present a selection of material from the group’s vast library, which includes compositions from the original band and Glenn Miller’s Army Air Force Band. The program for the evening may include favorites such as “In the Mood,” “Moonlight Serenade,” “Tuxedo Junction,” “Chattanooga Choo-Choo,” and “Pennsylvania 6-5000,” as well as various patriotic and military songs, as a tribute to our community’s veterans and active military personnel.
Tickets are currently on sale at the following locations in Santa Clarita (contact directly for hours of operation):
• Nick Rail Music, 25868 McBean Pkwy, Valencia in Granary Square, 661.288.2345.
• Final Score, 23754 Lyons Ave., in the Lyons Plaza, 661.254.6557.
• Philip Ross, CPA, An Accountancy Corp., at 24730 Ave. Tibbitts, Unit 100, 661.775.0640.
General Admission is $25 in advance, or $30 at the door. Discount Admission for Students, Seniors, Veterans, or Military is $20 in advance, $25 at the door.
Premium seating is available for $30 in advance or $35 at the door. The concert is for the benefit of the West Ranch High School Music Department, to enhance the Jazz Studies Program. According to Brian Leff, Director of Jazz Studies at West Ranch, this special event will be a fun and nostalgic evening for fans of Big Band music, and a great opportunity for music students, particularly those in the Hart District’s Jazz programs, to experience a professional Big Band concert.
Sponsors include KHTS AM-1220 (hometownstation.com) and The Magazine of Santa Clarita. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact Brian Leff, director of Jazz Studies at West Ranch High School, at 661-222-1220 ext. 645, or email firstname.lastname@example.org . For updated concert information, go to the website, www.westranchmusic.com.