River's Edge Community Band welcomes new players

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River's Edge Community Band welcomes new playersRegion – The River's Edge Community Band welcomes new members playing percussion, wind and brass instruments.

Area musicians, including experienced high school students, are encouraged to become members of the River's Edge Community Band at any time, but now is an especially good time as the band has completed its holiday concert and is beginning to prepare for upcoming concerts in March and June. The band resumes rehearsals Thursday, Jan. 5, from 7 to 9 p.m. Regular rehearsals are held each Thursday night in Room C108 at Hudson High School, 69 Brigham St.

Jason Caron is the artistic director and conductor for the River's Edge Community Band, which has been growing as an ensemble since it was founded in 2002. The repertoire includes classical music, traditional marches, orchestral transcriptions, show tunes and jazz. A concert will be held March 31 at Hudson High School celebrating the ensembles 10th anniversary.

The River's Edge Community Band is a part of the Arts Alliance. Visit www.upwitharts.org or call 1-978-562-1646 to learn more about this or any of the Arts Alliance performing groups.