Come join us this Monday, August 10th, for a welcome back party and our first rehearsal of the season! We hope to see new players mixed in with returning members! Share this event and spread the word among your musician friends!
We have an exciting new concert schedule this year. Our first concert is on Aug. 31st at Mt. Zion Baptist in Snellville! We will hand out new music this Monday, Aug. 10th, so please come early. Enjoy refreshments starting at 6:30pm! The music begins at 7:15pm! See you there!
A New Season
The GCB will begin its 2014-2015 season with gratitude to our former director, Jack Randall. Jack led us for several years and maintained the band’s bright outlook to the future. Thank you, Jack, for all you have done. We look forward to your participation in band as an instrumentalist.
I am excited about the new season because with it brings new music, new instrumentalists and a fresh start to our group of musicians who are returning from a summer break. Please mark your calendar to be with us on August 11th, 7:15 pm, our first rehearsal of the new season. Continue reading
The band is currently working on pieces of music to include in its spring performances. All of the performances that are currently scheduled are in May. One of the highlights of the band’s year is a series of combined concerts with the Sugar Hill LDS Choir. Two of the concerts are at the Sugar Hill church, May 3rd a performance is scheduled at the LDS Church in Lithonia on May 11th perform in Duluth at the Barefoot in the Park arts festival. More information can be found at http://www.barefootinthepark.org/. Concerts at other venues are being considered and will be announced when they are scheduled. We are looking at several patriotic pieces to include at our communityconcerts in Spring 2014. Continue reading
The first rehearsal for the band will be August 12 from 7:15 until 9:15 with a welcome-back reception at 6:30. If you know of anyone who may be interested in playing with the band, please invite them to this reception and rehearsal. Most of the rehearsal will be spent reading new music.
The band has a full season of concerts this Spring. Beginning the last weekend in April, we will perform joint concerts with the LDS Sugar Hill choir in Sugar Hill (see list of concerts). We will also perform this concert for the Lilburn area on the first Sunday in May. The pieces that we will be performing with the choir are American Songbook, American Celebration, I Hear America Singing, and Armed Forces Salute which is a salute to each branch of the Armed Forces. The band will also feature the following pieces. Continue reading