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
Welcome back to a great new season with the Gwinnett Community Band for the 2012 to 2013 season. We have an exciting selection of pieces for the fall season, including: Fairest of the Fair, El Cumbanchero, Instant Concert, In the Hall of the Mountain King, At a Dixieland Jazz Funeral, Overture 1812, and Entry of the Gladiators.
We meet at Meadowcreek High School band room at 7:00 to 9:15pm Monday evenings.
The Gwinnett Community Band has continued to grow this year and now has around seventy members. Anyone who wishes to give us a trial should get their instrument and embouchures in good condition and come join us at one of our rehearsals.
The music we perform ranges from an easy high school level to a college level. The band plays around ten or eleven concerts per year, including several patriotic concerts. Our concerts include many different styles that we feel the public will enjoy.
Our final concert this year will be on the Fourth of July in Snellville. Continue reading