Concerts and Events!

“A Celebration of Great American Parks”   
Featuring “Grand Canyon Suite” by Ferde Grofe, and others.   
100th Anniversary of the Grand Canyon.
The “Grand Canyon Suite” is presented through the generosity of
Chris and Sharon Hughes.

All Concerts FREE and open to the public!
Bring a blanket or lawn chair.

Grand Canyon National Park Centennial

August 8    7:30pm    Fairfield Village Green (Thursday)   
Rain Location: Fairfield Community Arts Center
Presented by the City of Fairfield

August 10    7:30pm    Batavia Armory    (Saturday)   
“A Batavia Pops” Presentation, in cooperation with the Butler Philharmonic
Batavia Town Hall Armory.
65 North Second Street ,Batavia Ohio, 45103
Presented by the Village of Batavia and the Evergreen Center for the Arts

August 15    7:30pm    Oxford Uptown    (Thursday)   
Rain Location: Oxford Presbyterian
Presented by the Oxford Visitors and Convention Bureau                                 

August 17    12:00 “High Noon”    Middletown River Center    (Saturday)   
Rain location: Forest Park Country Club (Middletown)
Presented by the Metroparks of Butler County and Middletown Community Foundation

August 23   7:30pm    Pyramid Hill Pavilion (Friday)   
No Rain location needed
Presented by the Harry T. Wilks Foundation                                

The Butler Philharmonic
Paul John Stanbery, Music Director Emeritus
Dr. Lucy Ginther, conducting

The National Anthem
(Please stand and sing)

“An Outdoor Overture’ by Aaron Copland

“Sunrise” from The Grand Canyon Suite by Ferde Grofe

“Painted Desert” from The Grand Canyon Suite

The Wild, Wild West by Ivan Markovitz

“Moon River” by Henry Mancini

“Serenade for a Picket Fence” (1956) by Norman Leyden
Symphonic arrangement by Dr. Lucy Ginther

“On the Trail” from The Grand Canyon Suite

“Hoedown” from Rodeo by Aaron Copland


“Jurassic Park” by John Williams

“Pops Hoedown” by Richard Hayman

“Sunset” from The Grand Canyon Suite

“Cloudburst” from The Grand Canyon Suite

“Bugler’s Holiday” by Leroy Anderson

“Variations on a Shaker Tune” by Aaron Copland

“God Bless America” by Irving Berlin

“Armed Forces Salute” by Lowden

“The Stars and Stripes Forever” by John Philip Sousa