Ashland Area Community Concert Band Begins Rehearsals Feb. 15

2/4/11 ASHLAND, OH -- 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. 15, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall at Ashland University's Center for the Arts.

The spring schedule continues with rehearsals every Tuesday evening through April 26, and a concert at Ashland's Guy C. Myers Memorial Band Shell in Brookside Park on Father's Day, Sunday, June 19.

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 band in high school or college 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 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 Leonard Salvo, director of bands, at 419-289-5132 or lsalvo@ashland.edu<mailto:lsalvo@ashland.edu>.

Ashland University (www.ashland.edu<http://www.ashland.edu>) is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University 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.