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Lee County Community Band begins 130th season Nov. 8

By Staff | Nov 6, 2015

The Lee County Community Band will begin its 130th season with the first of six monthly concerts on Sunday at 3 p.m. at Cape Coral High School.

In keeping with tradition for the season’s first concert, Director Richard Bradstreet has selected a program featuring spirited and patriotic American music by American composers and a salute to veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. Selections include Hymn to the Fallen (from the movie Saving Private Ryan), by John Williams; The Armed Forces Salute, by Bob Lowden; Highlights from Oklahoma by Rodgers & Hammerstein; and The Entertainer, by Scott Joplin.

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. 13, Jan. 10, Feb. 7, March 13 and April 10.

The band welcomes new members every year. If you are interested in joining, please phone Norman Jones at 239-995-2097. For more, visit www.leecountyband.org