Dexter Community Band Holiday Concert This Sunday Offers Lots of Fun

The Dexter Community Band invites everyone to their annual festive holiday concert. In a press release, they have this to say:

“DEXTER, Mich., Nov. 28, 2017 — As the song says, “Santa Wants a Tuba for Christmas.”

“Conductor William Gourley and the Dexter Community Band will make sure Santa gets his wish at the band’s free annual holiday concert on Sunday, Dec. 10. The 3 p.m. event will be held at the Center for Performing Arts in Dexter High School, 2200 North Parker Road, Dexter.

“Cookies and punch will be served after the performance. For additional information contact Karla Linkner at 734-426-2734.

“In addition to the popular tuba holiday tune by Norlan Bewley, the band will play a variety of seasonal medleys, including a compilation from “The Polar Express” movie. Music selections will also include Leroy Anderson’s “Sleigh Ride” and the band’s annual audience sing-a-long.

“Meantime, the band’s Holiday Brass ensemble will perform at 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 9, at Briarwood Mall in Ann Arbor as part of The Lucy Ann Lance Show’s annual “Hometown Christmas Show” on 1290AM.

“In addition to the Dec. 10 concert, upcoming concerts for the 2017-18 season are: Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018; and Sunday, April 29, 2018.

“Founded in 1982, the Dexter Community Band is comprised of volunteer musicians from the local area. A registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization, the band performs professional-level symphonic wind music at four free concerts a year. There are also several free “Evening of Ensembles” featuring small groups from the band. For additional information about the band or how to provide financial support, please visit”


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