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Unley Concert Band visits the Magical World of Disney

On Saturday 22nd June, Unley Concert Band presented a night of Disney classics to an appreciative cabaret audience at the Dom Polski Centre. The audience came out in droves, many in costume, the room colourful with Disney princesses, Disney villains, cartoon creatures and even a dalmatian!

The Magical World of Disney - UCB Cabaret 2013

The Magical World of Disney – UCB Cabaret 2013

 

The audience were treated to a brightly decorated foyer and auditorium, complete with Alice InĀ  Wonderland mushrooms, signposts, a 4 foot diameter Cinderella clock, a 4.5m Rapunzel tower, flying carpets and magic mirrors.

Large mushrooms in foyer

Large mushrooms in foyer

Cinderella clock

Cinderella clock

 

Alice In Wonderland signpost

Alice In Wonderland signpost

Rapunzel's tower

Rapunzel’s tower

The band performed such classic Disney songs as When You Wish Upon A Star from ‘Pinocchio’, Under The Sea from ‘The Little Mermaid’ , Beauty and The Beast featuring a flugel horn solo by Andrew Edgeworth, It’s A Small World, Heigh Ho from ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarves’. UCB visited Aladdin in Agrabah, The Lion King in Pride Rock and Mary Poppins at Number 17 Cherry Tree Lane on our Disney journey.

The band welcomed guest artist Kat Sachse to sing two lovely renditions of When She Loved Me from ‘Toy Story 2’ and Colours of the Wind from ‘Pocahontas’ with the band, plus her own stunning rendition of Part of Your World from ‘The Little Mermaid’.

Kat Sachse performing with the band

Kat Sachse performing with the band

Kat Sachse singing Colours of the Wind with the band

Kat Sachse singing When She Loved Me from Toy Story 2 with Unley Concert Band

The band were allowed to show off some technical prowess with performances of the difficult Night On Bald Mountain and Dance of the Hours which featured in ‘Fantasia’.

Band performing Night On Bald Mountain

Band performing ‘Night On Bald Mountain’ by Modeste Mussorgsky

The audience were treated to a set of famous Disney songs by singer-guitarist Max Garcia Underwood including a blast from the past, the theme from the Disney TV show ‘Duck Tales’!

Max Garcia Underwood

Max Garcia Underwood

It was a very successful night for the band, a theme which was always guaranteed to bring out the inner child in all of us.

Minnie Mouse

Minnie Mouse plays the xylophone

Trumpet section

Trumpet section

Flute section

Flute section

Clarinet section

Clarinet section

UCB members at the entrance to Wonderland

UCB members at the entrance to Wonderland

UCB members in costume

UCB members in costume

Pinocchio

Pinocchio

Sorcerer without an apprentice?

Sorcerer without an apprentice?

Mulan and the Mad Hatter

Mulan and the Mad Hatter

Belle, Snow White, Goofy, Jack Sparrow & Minnie Mouse!

Belle, Snow White, Goofy, Hook & Minnie Mouse!