Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife. ― Khalil Gibran
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Every fall, on the weekend after Labor Day, Hooked on Bands, Inc. hosts a Band Weekend that we lovingly call “Band Camp.” The three-day, total immersion weekend event is held in Bailey’s Harbor, Wisconsin in beautiful Door County, at Bjorklunden, the secluded, 425 wooded-acre Lawrence University retreat at the water’s edge. Open to members of any New Horizon Band world-wide*, the program includes full band workshop rehearsals as well as sectionals, which typically include woodwind and brass ensembles, a German “polka” band, a drum circle and other similar programs as time and interest permits.Read More
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November 21, 2019 |
New Horizons Concert December 15th, 2019, at 2:00 pm Madison East High School Auditorium 2222 E Washington Ave,...
July 17, 2019 |
On Behalf of the Madison New Horizons Band and Hooked on Bands, Inc., we would like to welcome Enid Williams as...
November 6, 2017 |
He began playing on the streets of his native Cuba at age 12, and became one of the most technically accomplished and versatile trumpet players of his time.
October 30, 2017 |
Though he died young, leaving behind only four years worth of recordings, he was a major influence on later jazz trumpet players, including Freddie Hubbard and Lee Morgan.
October 23, 2017 |
Despite his early interest in Richard Strauss and Wagner, Absil wrote numerous chamber works, often employing polymodal and polyphonic language.
October 13, 2017 |
His performances were hailed for their technical proficiency and creativity, setting a new standard for jazz piano virtuosity.