Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife. ― Khalil Gibran
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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June 28, 2016 |
Phil Vorlander’s story is something of an exception to how New Horizon Band members came to the band. Rather than returning to an instrument, he began from the beginning!
June 27, 2016 |
Today is a good day both to celebrate Elmo Hope’s birthday but also to remember or learn about one of the more under appreciated jazz pianists.
June 25, 2016 |
By day he continues to practice law, though he has retired. By night, he blows trumpet for the New Horizons Jazz and Concert Bands.
June 24, 2016 |
The New Horizons Jazz Band loves playing for the Triangle Community Ministry. Last year’s performance saw an enthusiastic audience dancing and grooving throughout!
June 23, 2016 |
In preparation for its next highly anticipated performance, the New Horizons Concert Band is working up a piece by one of its favorite composers, Brian Balmages.
June 22, 2016 |
When he’s not studying classic Greek literature or traveling the world, he’s a hard working trombone member of the swing band and euphonium player in the concert band.