“The audience was so receptive. And your band and singers were a delight. Most importantly, the music and [Jeff Tyzik’s] arrangements were superb. The orchestra performed beautifully and really seemed to enjoy themselves.” – Henry Panion III, PhD, Guest Conductor, Greensboro Symphony Orchestra
Experience a full-evening symphonic tribute to the magic of Motown! This program features smash hits made famous by artists like Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops, Martha Reeves, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, The Temptations, and the one and only Stevie Wonder. Program to include new orchestral arrangements of “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” “Reach Out I’ll Be There,” “Dancing In The Street,” “I Heard it Through The Grapevine,” “My Girl,” “Superstition” and more. Audiences will be transformed by the powerful music of the Motown era with these authentic arrangements and exciting, young talented musicians.
Dancing in the Street is a co-production of Schirmer Theatrical, LLC and Greenberg Artists. This program includes all arrangements, three vocalists, and three rhythm section musicians. An optional projection design featuring stunning, licensed imagery from the Motown era is available, and a Technical Rider is available upon request.
SETTING THE TONE
Orchestras are encouraged to stream Schirmer Theatrical’s curated playlist of music in the style of Dancing in the Street, in the house or lobby, 30-minutes prior to the start of the concert.
Performance with the North Carolina Symphony, Meymandi Concert Hall
Performance with the Portland Symphony Orchestra, Merrill Auditorium
- Concert Duration: approx. 95 min (inclusive of a 20 min. intermission)
- Instrumentation: 3 vocalists + 0.0.0.tsx.bsx.0/2.2(flg).2.0/2perc+drm/pf(key)/eg.eb/str
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- Technical Rider: Available Here
- Social Distancing: Options Available Here