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Hermitage Hills Baptist Church Orchestra

Posted By Keith Heim on August 17, 2012

The Hermitage Hills Baptist Church is looking for individuals who might be interested in playing in the orchestra for their Sunday services. Rehearsals are on Wednesdays from 6:00-8:00pm and services are Sunday mornings at 9:15. Please contact the main of[.....]

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*Old* community band pics

Posted By samantha copeland on August 17, 2009

David Ford submitted an old photo of the community band of Patterson, Illinois, taken at some point in the 1890's. David's grandfather is shown in this photo, back row, far left, on the tuba. And, his great-grandfather is the one in the front row, third f[.....]

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Slide Trombone Zen

Posted By samantha copeland on July 17, 2007

The following is a reprint of an article featured in the Vanderbilt Engineering newsletter. Written by Joanne L. Beckham Slide Trombone Zen A.B. Bonds doesn't blow his own horn-except when he's playing with the Nashville Community Concert Band. Then he let[.....]

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Memorial Tribute to Joan Hellegaard

Posted By samantha copeland on December 15, 2004

Katharine Joan Smith Hellegaard 1941 - 2004 Joan was born in Wichita, Kansas, to Harold & Katharine Smith, on July 27, 1941. In 1946, she moved with her parents and little brother and sister to Albany, New York. Two more sisters were born there, and Joan s[.....]

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