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

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Music for the Holidays from the Madison New Horizons Concert Band.

It’s our annual Holiday Concert, this year on Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. at the McFarland High School Auditorium, 5101 Farwell St., McFarland, a Madison suburb. Free admission with complimentary holiday refreshments following the concert! Bring your family and friends!

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May 20, 2015 |

Wednesday Swing Band Play List

Tonight I’m planning on these tunes: Better Get It In Your Soul I Let A Song Go Out of My Heart The Duke Night Train...

May 19, 2015 |

Concert Recordings from Mothers Day

Here is a recording of our concert, beautifully mastered by Quinn Leonard. enjoy! Glenn New Horizons concert at Olbrich 2015 05...

May 19, 2015 |

Sax Ensemble Back in Gear

We will be rehearsing the sax ensemble this Wednesday starting at 4:30. Let’s work on the following music. St James Infirmary Blues (New) Deep River Blueminded First Movement by Dvorak...

March 13, 2015 |

2015 Band Camp Registration now Open

Great News! The 2015 Door County Band Camp registration is now open. You can go to the “Band Camp” link in the main menu above or use this link to go directly to the page CLICK HERE. If you don’t already have a registration form, you can click on the links at the top or bottom of the Band Camp page to open the registration PDF. Just print it and follow the directions for submission. See you at Band...

February 24, 2015 |

Music Soothes the Savage… Blood Pressure

Got high blood pressure? Listen up! To music that is. In the March 2015 Reader’s Digest it was reported that medical research has validated something we’ve all known for a long time… Listening to music has a calming effect. According to RD, in at least one study, it was found that listening to music for around a half-hour a day for about a month can have a significant positive effect on blood pressure. How significant? The researchers recorded a reduction of 12mm Hg in systolic blood pressure (the top number) and a 5 mm Hg decrease in the bottom number (diastolic pressure). This favorably compares to the benefits of taking a strong blood pressure...

February 11, 2015 |

Take a Moment to Visit the New NHIMA Website

Founder Roy Ernst Calls on Madison New Horizons Band Member to Redesign the International Website Jon & Jason… That is beautiful. Many thanks, Roy Late this summer Roy Ernst, the founder of New Horizons, contacted web developer and bari sax player Jon Nelson and asked if he and his partner Jason Baldwin of Winter Haven, FL would be willing to redesign the international organization’s website. Nelson & Baldwin (a former trumpet player) have a web-development business called J2WebDesigns and is the same company who built our HOB website and the website for Sally Bower’s North Shore New Horizons Band. Roy wanted to have a modern website that was easy to maintain. We finished the...

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