Brazil Concert Band presenting German music this Sunday

Thursday, August 4, 2022

BRAZIL — The Brazil Concert Band will present its annual German music festival this Sunday, Aug. 7 in Forest Park, rain or shine.

At 7:15 p.m., a polka band will entertain the audience with favorite Oktoberfest tunes. The full band will then perform at 8 p.m. under the direction of Matthew Huber.

The band will play “Under the Double Eagle” by Josef Wagner, “The Conqueror” by Carl Teike, the first and second parts of “Prost Stimmung,” which are medleys of Germanic waltzes, by Norbert Studnitzky, “A Mozart Festival” arranged by Clair Johnson and “Königgrätz March” by Johann Piefke.

The band will also perform “Beethoven for Band” arranged by Harry Simeone, “Alte Kameraden” by Teike, “Die Wacht am Rhein” by Franz von Blon, “Hogan’s Heroes March” by Jerry Fielding and “Beer Barrel Polka” arranged by George Briegel.

Visit the Brazil Concert Band’s website at or “like” it on Facebook.

Respond to this story

Posting a comment requires free registration: