Hudson – Rehearsals have begun for the Dec. 15 Holiday Concert of the River's Edge Community Band, Chorale and Youth Chorus. The band welcomes new conductor David Bailey who is busy preparing a program which will include music by Rossini and Respighi, as well as seasonal favorites.?The hometown traditional finale will be a combined performance by all three River's Edge musical groups performing the famous Fred Waring “”Twas the Night Before Christmas.”
Musicians of all ages (8th grade and up) are welcome in all sections, but particularly tuba, string bass and clarinet. No auditions are necessary. The band rehearses from 7 – 9 p.m. Thursday evenings in the band room of Hudson High School, 69 Brigham St.
There is a registration fee for this activity with membership discounts for tuition and concert tickets available. For information on registration and membership, visit www.upwitharts.org or call 978-562-1646.