Ashland Area Community Concert Band Announces Schedule

Ashland Area Community Concert Band Announces Schedule

1/31/13 ASHLAND, Ohio - The Ashland Area Community Concert Band (AACCB), led by Ashland University’s Director of Bands Leonard Salvo, announces its spring schedule beginning with rehearsals on Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Ashland University’s campus in room 115 of the Center for the Arts.

The schedule continues through the spring with rehearsals every Tuesday evening with a concert at Ashland University’s Hugo Young Theatre on Sunday, May 5, and a concert at Brookside Park on Sunday, June 16.

Members of the Ashland area community and adjoining communities who play band instruments are encouraged to become members of this exciting part of the Ashland musical community. AACCB is for those that loved playing in high school or college band and want the opportunity to play again.

Requirements for membership are the ability to play a wind or percussion instrument, particularly percussion, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, oboe and French horn (no need to be a virtuoso); an interest in playing for enjoyment; desire to play a wide variety of music for the public; an interest in meeting new people who share a common interest and availability for rehearsals on Tuesday evenings. Students still in high school must have permission of the conductor. Continuing education or college credit is available.

For more information, contact Tricia Applegate, Coordinator of Performing Arts Publicity and Event, at 419-289-5950 or tapplega@ashland.edu.

Ashland University, ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2013, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.