12/20/15 3-5 p.m. Windham, NH Community Bands Holiday Concert
Windham Community Bands' 10th Annual Holiday Concert at Windham High School (NH)
The Windham Community Bands' 10th Annual Holiday Concert will take place at Windham High School on Sunday, December 20 from 3 to 5 pm. The public is invited to take a break from the holiday hustle and bustle, enjoy the music and relax at this festive event. All three Windham Community Bands groups - Flute Ensemble, Concert Band, and Swing Band - will present beautiful music for the holiday season. A $5 donation is requested of adults for the benefit of the bands. Children and students are free.
The Windham Concert Band under the direction of Dr. Spencer Aston and Mr. Rob Scagnelli will perform a program of holiday favorites including Leroy Anderson's "Sleigh Ride" and "A Christmas Festival," "A Hannukah Festival," "A Charlie Brown Christmas," and "The Hallelujah Chorus." The concert band program will conclude with " "A Christmas Sing-A-Long" led by special guest, Santa Claus. Refreshments and desserts provided by band members will be available during intermission. Holiday tunes swing-style will be served up in the second half of the program by the Windham Swing Band under the direction of Rob Daisy and Rob Fogg III. Joining the big band again this year will be the vocal quartet DeCadence directed by Karen Sayward. Selections include "Waltz of the Flowers" featured Rob Cary on trumpet, and Andrews Sisters favorites "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree" and "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy." The Flute Ensemble, directed by David Howard, will perform holiday music in the lobby before the concert starting at 2:40 and again during intermission.
The Windham Community Bands are a non-profit organization founded in 1997 by Windham residents Roanne Copley and Frank Rydstrom, and the bands' first music director Bruce Lee. For more information, please contact David Howard at 603 965-3842 or firstname.lastname@example.org.