PRESS RELEASE The Kearsarge Community Band is seeking a new Music Director to replace Aarne Vesilind who will retire as Director in January, 2017, according to Peggy Prew, President of the Kearsarge Community Band. Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings, 7-9 PM, in the New London Outing Club gym. The band plays three formal concerts during […]
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Because of a last-minute cancellation of our June 7 rehearsal, we have added a new one on June 14 (which was originally planned as an off week), in order to prepare for our June 24 performance at the New London bandstand.
***** NOTE: This is a post from 2016, not 2017. ***** (Click here for the 2017 summer rehearsal schedule.) Associate Director Jim Wojewoda has announced the rehearsal schedule for KCB’s busy summer performance season. The band will practice at our usual location in the New London Outing Club on Cougar Court on the following Tuesday […]
Due to the potential for icy road conditions, tonight’s regular Tuesday rehearsal has been canceled. We’ll make the most of our dress rehearsal on Friday, December 4, since our winter concert is coming up on Sunday.
Here is the band’s calendar for the last month or so of 2015: November 24 — regular Tuesday rehearsal December 1 — regular Tuesday rehearsal Friday, Dec. 4 — dress rehearsal for Winter concert Sunday, Dec. 6 — Winter Concert (2 pm) December 7-31 — NO TUESDAY REHEARSALS December 19 — Tuba Christmas (2 pm) […]
The Festival of New Hampshire Community Bands, hosted each October by the Kearsarge Community Band, has recently launched its own website with details of the October 15, 2015 event. Follow this link to see the schedule and to read about each of the eight participating bands.
The 2015 edition of New London Tuba Christmas will be Saturday, 19 December, in Wheeler Hall on the Colby-Sawyer College campus. Players should arrive around 10:30 for registration followed by rehearsal at 11:00. Lunch will be served across the street at Pizza Chef. The concert will begin at 2:00 pm at the same location.
Band members playing in Andover and/or Bradford on the Fourth of July are asked to print their own parts to Stars & Stripes Forever from this link. Here are the play lists for each of those performances. Andover (10:30 am) Washington Post American Minstrel (Stephen Foster) Armed Forces Salute Just a Closer Walk with Thee […]
Tuesday, May 26 – Rehearsal, NLOC, 7-9 pm Tuesday, June 2 – Rehearsal, NLOC, 7-9 pm Tuesday, June 9 – Rehearsal, NLOC, 7-9 pm Tuesday, June 16 – Rehearsal, NLOC, 7-9 pm [no rehearsal June 23 or June 30] Tuesday, July 7 – Rehearsal, NLOC, 7-9 pm [no rehearsal July 14] Tuesday, July 21 – […]
Here is the band’s calendar for the last month and a half of 2014: November 18 — regular Tuesday rehearsal November 25 — no rehearsal (Thanksgiving week) December 2 — regular Tuesday rehearsal Friday, Dec. 5 — dress rehearsal for Fall concert Sunday, Dec. 7 — fall concert (2 pm) December 9 — possible rehearsal […]