Greater Cleveland Concert Band Has Broadway, Just Off Broad Street Concert April 23

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The Greater Cleveland Concert Band
The Greater Cleveland Concert Band

The Greater Cleveland Concert Band will perform their Broadway, Just off Broad Street concert at the Lee University Conn Center on Tuesday, April 23, at 7 p.m.   

This free night of music will showcase songs from favorite Broadway shows.  The Band, under the direction of Don Bindram, Jr. and Michaelia Black, will be joined by the Greater Cleveland Jazz Band, the barbershop quarter Front Page, and vocalists Karen Hale and Stephanie Ballew.

Since the band was founded in 2006, there have been over 350 individuals who have rehearsed and performed concerts with the band.  These include instrumentalists of all skill levels, vocalists, dramatists, narrators and community extras.

 All age ranges from 12 to 85+ years have enjoyed their participation, officials said.  They have come from over 18 area communities, including Alabama and Georgia.

The band has sponsored food drives and provided scholarship funds for local high school and university students.  Members have mentored beginning band students, and many have provided ensemble musical programs for special community events.

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