Rehearsals Resumes October 20, 2016

The Lee County Community Band will begin rehearsing for its 131st season on October 20 at St. Michael Lutheran School in Ft. Myers. The first concert for 2016-17 is set for November 13 at 3 p.m. at Cape Coral High School.

Band members are musicians from all walks of life – career musicians, amateurs, and folks renewing skills from years past – who reside in Lee, Collier, and Charlotte Counties. The band welcomes new members every year. Persons interested in joining may phone Norman Jones at 239-995-2097.

The band will perform six concerts between November and April. The programs are free of charge (donations accepted), and open to the public; all will take place in the Cape Coral High School auditorium, 2300 Santa Barbara Boulevard, beginning at 3 p.m. Additional concert dates are Dec. 11, Jan. 22, Feb. 12, March 5, and April 2.

Programs typically include a mix of energetic marches, Broadway hits, old favorites, patriotic songs, seasonal pieces, and sing-alongs with emcee and vocalist Norman Jones.

An institution in Southwest Florida, the band enjoys a large, loyal, and enthusiastic audience at every concert.