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The Great American Songbook
Your favorite big band and jazz standards!
About the Show

Modesto Symphony Orchestra Association

The Great American Songbook

Friday, March 17, 2023 at 7:30 pm
Gallo Center for the Arts, Mary Stuart Rogers Theater

Ryan Murray, conductor
Ryan Silverman, guest vocalist


Fred Ebb & John Kander
arr. Larry Blank

Kander and Ebb Overture

Pablo Beltran Ruiz
arr. Sam Shoup


Ray Henderson
arr. George Rhodes

Birth of the Blues

Consuelo Velasquez and Sunny Skylar
arr. Vinico Ludovic

 Besame Mucho

Cole Porter
arr. Douglas E. Wagner

 Cole Porter Classics

Maury Yeston

New Words

Sam Coslow and W. Franke Harling
arr. Matt Podd

Feeling Good

Cole Porter

So In Love 

Al Hoffman, Walter Kent, and Manny Kurtz
arr. Matt Podd

I'm Gonna Live Until I Die


Leroy Anderson

Duke Ellington Fantasy

Sam Coslow and W. Franke Harling 
arr. Matt Podd 

Sing, You Sinners

Frank Loesser
arr. Billy May

Luck Be A Lady

Frank Sinatra
arr. Austin Cook

Home Again Melody

Charlie Chaplin
arr. Adam Podd


Sammy Fain
arr. Yaron Gershovsky

 I'll Be Seeing You

Dean Kay and Kelly Gordon
arr. Matt Podd

That's Life


Celebrating Support

Celebrating Support for the Modesto Symphony Orchestra

The MSO acknowledges with gratitude the following donors and sponsors whose generosity allows the orchestra to reach new heights in music and education. With your continued support, we are making a difference together and enriching the lives of our community, one note at a time.

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The DoubleTree by Hilton™ Modesto is the official hotel of the Modesto Symphony Orchestra.
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Photography, sound, or video recording of this performance is strictly prohibited. Please remember to silence all electronic devices and refrain from text messaging during the concert. Mobile devices may be used to read program notes during the concert.

Program and artists subject to change. E&OE.