Campus Band Performs on Dec. 8

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The Kalamazoo Valley Community College Campus Band, under the direction of Chris Garrett, will present their 2018 Winter Concert on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public.

Musical selections will include Holst’s “First Suite in E flat,” Sousa’s “Hands Across the Sea,” Alfred Reed’s “El Camino Real,” and a selection of seasonal arrangements.

The Campus Band was created in the Fall of 2003 by the its current conductor Chris Garrett. From the original band of 20 members, it has consistently grown over the years to an average of 50-60 members each semester. Consisting of both Kalamazoo Valley students and community members, it provides a musical outlet for the Kalamazoo community for people interested in performing instrumental music. The band also presents mini-concerts during each fall and winter semester, a formal concert at the end of each semester, and music for the college's Commencement ceremonies.

For further information please contact Chris Garrett at 269.488.4102 or cgarrett@kvcc.edu.

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This article was posted on 11/16/2018.