ENCORE CONCERT BAND TO PERFORM HOLIDAY CONCERT
December 2012 -- The Encore Concert Band will perform a Holiday Concert on Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 3:00pm at Mokena Junior High School, 19815 Kirkstone Way in Mokena. This free concert will feature holiday favorites such as Leroy Anderson’s Sleigh Ride, selections from the movies Home Alone and Polar Express, Christmas Festival, and A Scottish Carol and much more. For further information about the Encore Concert Band and the complete concert schedule, please visit www.encoreband.org
Now in its 14th season, the 50+-piece band is conducted by Music Director and Founder, Bill Schuetter, and has developed quite a loyal following in the south suburbs. The Band has also been featured in many Chicago Tribune articles highlighting outstanding suburban arts groups. Along with concerts throughout the winter months such as the Orland Park Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, the Band also plays for the Governor’s State University Commencement Ceremonies, the Evergreen Park Summer Concert Series, and the Mokena 4th of July Concert and Fireworks, held annually in Mokena. The Band also continues to play outdoor concerts in the southwest suburbs throughout the summer months. Band members range in age from high school students to adults, and musicians interested in joining are encouraged to sit in with the band at a weekly rehearsal on Thursday nights at 7:00 p.m. at Mokena Junior High School in Mokena. For information on scheduling a concert in your area or joining the band, please call Rachel Ozark at (708) 437-7051, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit their website at www.encoreband.org.