Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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March 15, 2012

CCC Band to recognize their student musicians

CROSSVILLE — The first concert of the 2012 season will be held at the Stone Memorial High School auditorium beginning at 7 p.m. on March 20. Conductor Brian Bacon has planned an interesting evening of musical entertainment for our audience. The Welcome to Spring Concert will include a variety of band compositions including music from the “Student Prince” by composer Sigmund Romberg and also featuring one of Sousa’s lesser known marches. Returning by popular demand, the Plateau Brass, our own brass quintet, will play several pieces for your enjoyment.

The band will be performing a selection, “…To Realms of Endless Day” composed by Jonnie Vinson. This piece is presented by the band to the memory of Emery Nagy, trumpet and charter member of the CCC Band. We miss you, Emery.

During the concert, the band will acknowledge and introduce the student musicians of the band. CCC Band is pleased to have these teens as a part of our group even though we know that they can only be with us for a few years before they move on in their lives.  Each has made a positive contribution to the band and also has had growing experiences which should be useful in their future endeavors. The band also invites other student musicians to consider joining us. If you like band music, have had instrumental instruction, can take time from your crowded student schedule for weekly band and individual practice, ask your parents and music instructor if joining our group might be right for you. For additional information call 783-3974.

There may also be a surprise or two at this concert so be sure to put this event on your calendar. As always, there is no admission charged.

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