2005-08-12 / Community

RMAC Hosts Long Island Pops, Large Crowd At Fort Tilden


The Rockaway Music and Arts Council (RMAC) hosted the fourth of its Sunset Picnic Concerts at Fort Tilden last Sunday, drawing an unusually large crowd for the Long Island Pops Orchestra and its conductor, Dean Karahalis. Pictured, part of the crowd that listened intently to the two-hour concert under perfect weather conditions.The Rockaway Music and Arts Council (RMAC) hosted the fourth of its Sunset Picnic Concerts at Fort Tilden last Sunday, drawing an unusually large crowd for the Long Island Pops Orchestra and its conductor, Dean Karahalis. Pictured, part of the crowd that listened intently to the two-hour concert under perfect weather conditions.Locals Ruth Graves (left) and Wave Publisher Susan Locke cut a rug when the orchestra played some Glenn Miller favorites.Locals Ruth Graves (left) and Wave Publisher Susan Locke cut a rug when the orchestra played some Glenn Miller favorites.Singers Jim Sergi and Deana Verone entertained the crowd throughout the evening, singing many show tunes and pop favorites.Singers Jim Sergi and Deana Verone entertained the crowd throughout the evening, singing many show tunes and pop favorites.RMAC President Barbara Eisenstadt welcomed the concert-goers to Fort Tilden for the concert.RMAC President Barbara Eisenstadt welcomed the concert-goers to Fort Tilden for the concert.

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