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Band Meeting concerning Rehearsals

Posted By samantha copeland on August 12, 2010

The Band Board is meeting in The Auditorium at The Tennessee School for The Blind on Monday August 23rd at 7pm to discuss relocating rehearsals. There is a gate which should be open from 6:30p to 7:30p. After that you can enter from the main entrance. It[.....]

Categories: Rehearsals

Important Announcement: Continuing Education

Posted By samantha copeland on July 5, 2010

The school board turned over Continuing Education to the City Council who appointed a committee to decide what to do. They decided to terminate Continuing Education. On very short notice we, the band, were informed that we could no longer use the Glenclif[.....]

Categories: Meeting Notes

*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[.....]

Categories: Human Interest

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[.....]

Categories: Human Interest

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[.....]

Categories: Human Interest