The Lee County Community Band will awaken the magic of the holiday season in the young and young-at-heart when it presents its annual Christmas concert on December 11. The program will take place at 3 p.m. at Cape Coral High School, 2300 Santa Barbara Boulevard, just north of Veterans Parkway.
Director Richard Bradstreet has selected a program of both sacred and secular Christmas music, featuring Parade of the Wooden Soldiers, Twas the Night Before…, Jingle Bells Fantasy, Bach’s Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring; Journey to Bethlehem, Caribbean Christmas, and several medleys of favorite Christmas carols.
Additional concert dates are Jan. 22, Feb. 12, March 5, and April 2, 2017. The events are free (donations accepted) and open to the public; all will be at 3 p.m. at Cape Coral High School. An institution in Southwest Florida, the band enjoys a large, loyal, and enthusiastic audience. Come early and enjoy these always well-attended concerts.
The 50-member adult band is comprised of professional and amateur musicians from all walks of life who reside in Lee, Collier, and Charlotte Counties. The band welcomes new members every year. For additional information, visit www.leecountyband.org or phone Norman Jones at 239-995-2097.