Ashland Area Community Concert Band Announces Spring Season

Ashland Area Community Concert Band Announces Spring Season

1/15/14 ASHLAND, Ohio - Ashland Area Community Concert Band (AACCB) has announced its spring schedule including rehearsals, concerts and membership requirements. Beginning Feb. 11, the Community Band rehearsals are held on Tuesday evenings from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in Room 115 of the Center for the Arts (formerly the Arts and Humanities building).

The Ashland Area Community Concert Band begins its 21st season and is for those who loved playing in high school or college band and want the opportunity to play again. Performances for the ensemble this spring include a concert in Hugo Young Theatre on Sunday, May 4, and a performance at Brookside Park on Sunday, June 15. 

Requirements for membership are the ability to play a wind or percussion instrument (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. 

Membership to AACCB is open to anyone. However, students still in high school must have permission by the ensemble's director. A nominal membership fee of $25 is requested and payable by the fourth week of rehearsals to continue participation in either ensemble for the semester. For further information, contact Leonard Salvo, director of bands, at 419-289-5132 or   

Ashland University, which has been ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category, 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. ###