ASHLAND -- The Ashland Area Community Concert Band continues its 27th season with weekly rehearsals beginning Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Center for the Arts' Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall at Ashland University.
Under the direction of AU Director of Bands Joseph Lewis Jr., AACCB is for those who loved playing in band in high school or college and want the opportunity to play again. Spring performances for the ensemble include a performance at AU with the Ashland University Symphonic Band on Sunday, May 3 at 4 p.m.
Open to all adults (and high school students with the permission of the ensemble's director), requirements for AACCB membership are the ability to play a wind or percussion instrument (no need to be a virtuoso); an interest in playing for enjoyment; desire to play a wide variety of music for the public; an interest in meeting new people who share a common interest and availability for rehearsals on Tuesday evenings.
A nominal membership fee of $25 for adults and $15 for high school students is requested and payable by the fourth week of rehearsals to continue participation for the semester. The membership fee is payable at the Ashland University Box Office via phone at 419.289.5125 or online at www.ashland.edu/tickets by clicking on the "Buy Single Tickets" icon.