Potsdam Community Band inviting musicians to join in preparation for Jan. 8 concert
POTSDAM – The Potsdam Community Band is inviting area musicians to join now to prepare for its first concert of 2011 on Saturday, Jan. 8.
Under the baton of Potsdam High School band director Theresa Witmer, the repertoire will include traditional wind band music and holiday-themed tunes.Membership in the band is open to all adults who play traditional wind band instruments: woodwinds, brasswinds and percussion.
High school aged musicians may participate with a recommendation from their own music teacher. While no formal auditions are required, seating is assigned by appointed section leaders.
Rehearsals will begin in mid-November. Interested musicians may visit the band's website, www.potsdamband.org, email the organizers at [email protected], or contact Ron Berry, personnel manager, at 265-2883.