Sadly, Maestro Marvin Hamlisch passed away on August 6, 2012.
We say THANK YOU to The Ocean City Pops for this salute on the first anniversary of his death.
Also Thank you to the talented Joseph Mohan and the wonderful Jody Kidwell for being part of this celebration! The Family of Marvin Hamlisch.
Wednesday, August 07, 2013 at 8:00 PM
Ocean City Music Pier
Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk
Ocean City, NJ 08226
As a composer, Hamlisch won virtually every major award that exists — numerous Oscars, Grammys, Emmys, and Golden Globes. For Broadway he wrote the music for his groundbreaking show,
A Chorus Line, as well as They’re Playing Our Song, The Goodbye Girl, and Sweet Smell of Success.
Mr. Hamlisch also penned the music for over 40 motion pictures, including The Sting and The Way We Were.
Joe Mohan: “My experience from the stage was no different. It was a pleasure to play under his baton, and I often dreamed of being in his position. From the audience and from the stage, he was a beloved leader, something to aspire to.” — Joseph Mohan, about Marvin Hamlisch (1944–2012)