Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife. ― Khalil Gibran

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Profiles of The Band Members


It's all about the music, which means it's all about the way each band member, whether its the concert band or swing band, adds their sound to the whole. Get to know the band members in these brief profiles, which are posted from time to time as part of the series, Getting to Know the Band.

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February 27, 2017 |

Tenor Saxophonist Dexter Gordon Was Born This Date in 1923

Gordon’s sound was commonly characterized as large and spacious; his career was marked by three separate comebacks.

February 25, 2017 |

Concert Band Travels to Norway for Its Next Performance

The New Horizons Concert Band will take its audience to the west coast of Norway in its next performance with the composition, “Mandalen Landscapes.”

February 24, 2017 |

Opera Singer Renata Scotto Turns 83 Today

Recognized for her sense of style, musicality and as a remarkable singer-actress, Scotto is considered one of the preeminent singers of her generation.

February 22, 2017 |

Ticket Sales Through the Roof for Concert Band’s Spring Performance

Fans of the Concert Band’s annual Olbrich Gardens performance are reportedly snapping up tickets in record numbers now that the list of music to be performed has been released.

February 20, 2017 |

Concert Band Working Up “Sousa!”

The New Horizons Concert Band is hard at work preparing for its annual spring concert at Olbrich Gardens with a Sousa medley.

February 19, 2017 |

Song of the Day: Theme from the Movie, “The Third Man.”

Sax player, Harvey Black, offers up the theme from the “Third Man,” which features a zither.

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