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Northlake Community Band presents free concert

Posted: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 | Views: 901

Northlake Community Band presents free concert
HAMMOND – The Community Music School at Southeastern Louisiana University will present a free Northlake Community Band Concert on Thursday, July 13, at 7 p.m., in Pottle Auditorium on Southeastern’s campus.

The concert will be conducted by Claudea D. Landry and will feature Southeastern saxophone faculty member Brina Bourliea as a soloist. Admission is free.

“The Northlake Community Band consists of musicians from high school students through retired professionals,” said Community School Music Director Jivka Duke. “The summer band offers a unique experience for teachers and students to perform together in a relaxed environment outside of the classroom.”

The program for the concert includes “Fanfare and Flourishes” by James Curnow; “Persuasion” by Sammy Nestico with Bourliea as soloist; “Lord of the Rings, The Symphony No. 1 – Hobbits” by Johan De Meij; “Pachinko” by Paul Yoder; “All the Pretty Little Horses” by Andrew Boysen, Jr.; and “Stars and Stripes Forever” by John Philip Sousa.

Duke said the Northlake Community Band always welcomes new members.

For more information, contact the Community Music School at cms@southeastern.edu or 985-549-5502.