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Free event features music that’s “Out Of This World!”

DAYTON, OH (July 26, 2010) – The Dayton Philharmonic Concert Band will perform the 18th Annual Mayor’s Concert on Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at Prouty Plaza in downtown Troy, OH. The Dayton Philharmonic Concert Band and Festival Chorus have been honored to perform these concerts, presented by Troy Mayors Concerts, Inc, since their inception 18 years ago.

In a program we're calling “Out of this World!” the DPO Concert Band will perform music from the TV series Star Trek and the Star Wars movies. Joining the Band will be vocal soloist Jamie Cordes for “You Raise Me Up”, “Blue Moon,” and “Stardust.” The concert will also feature the massed voices of the DPO Festival Chorus, under the direction of Amy Vaubel, in patriotic favorites and the grand finale.

The concert, which is FREE and open to the public, will conclude with a show-stopping rendition of Tchaikovsky’s Overture 1812. DPO Assistant Conductor Patrick Reynolds will conduct.

Prouty Plaza is located in Downtown Troy. In the event of rain, Hobart Arena will be the concert site.


About Patrick Reynolds
Now in his 13th season with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Assistant Conductor Patrick Reynolds conducts over two-dozen performances with the DPO each season. He has conducted the Philharmonic in Classical and Chamber subscription concerts, SuperPops, and summer concerts, as well as for the Miracle of Mozart Festival with pianist Jon Nakamatsu. Each season he conducts the DPO in its Magic Carpet, SPARK (School Partners with Artists Reaching Kids) and Young People’s concerts, reaching thousands of students across the Dayton metropolitan area.

Patrick Reynolds has appeared as guest conductor of the Modesto (CA) Symphony Orchestra, Annapolis (MD) Symphony Orchestra, Arlington (VA) Symphony Orchestra, Queens (NY) Symphony Orchestra, the High Mountain (NJ) Symphony Orchestra, and the Starling Project at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. In the past summer, he led Young Peoples Concerts at the Colorado Music Festival in Boulder, and most recently conducted the Dayton Opera’s October 2009 production of Verdi’s La Traviata.

He is currently in his tenth season as Conductor of the Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, an organization selected from the area’s finest young musicians. Founded in 1937 by Paul Katz, the DPYO is one of the nation’s oldest youth orchestras and is celebrating its 72nd anniversary this year. In 2008, Reynolds conducted a production of Hans Krasa’s opera Brundibar in a collaboration between the DPYO, the Dayton Opera, the Kettering Children’s Choir and the Victoria Theatre Association.

Reynolds is a member of the music faculty at the University of Dayton, where he conducts the Symphonic Wind Ensemble and teaches courses in instrumental conducting. He earned the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in conducting from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and holds Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the University of Michigan School of Music.

About the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra is the largest and oldest performing arts organization in the community. Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra performances are made possible in part by Montgomery County and Culture Works, the single largest source of community funds for the arts and culture in the Miami Valley. The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra receives partial funding from the Ohio Arts Council, a state agency created to foster and encourage the development of the arts and to preserve Ohio's cultural heritage. Funding from the Ohio Arts Council is an investment of state tax dollars that promotes economic growth, educational excellence, and cultural enrichment for all Ohio residents.

Performance Place at the Schuster Center~109 North Main Street, Suite 200~Dayton, Ohio 45402

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