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River City Brass Band to perform locally

April 14, 2003

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The River City Brass band will return to the area in a one-night only show at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in the Chambersburg Area Senior High School auditorium.

The Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter will co-sponsor the Gilmore-Hoerner Endowment presentation of the River City Brass Band and all proceeds benefit the shelter.

Tickets are $6 per person and will be on sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, through Wednesday, April 23, at the Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter Thrift Shop, 70 S. Main St., Chambersburg, and at 6:30 p.m. the night of the show at CASHS. Limit 10 tickets per person.

The River City Brass Band hails from Pittsburgh, Pa., and was founded by the late Robert Bernat in 1981. With its 28 professional musicians and vibrant array of brass players and percussionists, the River City Brass Band is in its 21st year of entertaining audiences.

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The group's full-throated sound and audience-pleasing programming have brought fame and recognition to the band. Currently, the River City Brass Band presents a 56-concert series in eight venues in Western Pennsylvania.

Tunes in the band's repertoire include "In the Mood," "Misty," "Tonight" (theme from West Side Story), "Stardust," "Seventy-Six Trombones" and "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy."

All ticket sales are on a first-come, first-served basis and all seats are reserved.

For more information, contact the shelter at 263-5791.

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