Jericho Brass To Perform At Lake Katoomba May 25

Saturday, May 18, 2013
The Jericho Brass, Chattanooga's traditional brass band, performs up to 25-30 concerts a year in Chattanooga and the tri-state area.  Band members are composed of retired music directors, military musicians and High School and College trained musicians.        

The band will be performing on May 25 at Lake Katoomba, a man-made lake on the property of Frank and Janet Hale, 2001 Clift Eldridge Road, Soddy-Daisy.   

The program will include two soloists.   Jerry Pollard will perform Hummel's "Trumpet Concerto" on the Eb Cornet and Candice Kortyka will play an arrangement of Mascagni's"Intermezzo" on the Bb Cornet.   The rest of the program will be a mix of Patriotic Tunes/Marches/Swing and Pop.    

Gates will open at 4 p.m. and this free concert will begin at 7 p.m.   Everyone should bring lawn chairs, a picnic supper and plenty of bug spray.  We invite you to enjoy the afternoon  under the trees by the cool lake with friends and family.   


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