Tags » Community Band

Return to Appomattox

In April of 1865, an early morning rain drenched the countryside. It left behind a bone-piercing chill and a low hanging, misty fog. The place, Appomattox Court House, Virginia. 650 more words

40. The Key of Sad

Community band. We’re not getting paid, we’re not professionals. We’re there to have some fun.

The meaning of fun seems to get lost, occasionally, for one band member. 12 more words

Writing 2015

Sparkly Morning

It’s 10:00 am and we’re up to zero degrees!  What a gorgeous day it is, although it prompts no desire in me to go out and freeze my buttons off to experience it.   418 more words

Veterans Day Concert

I just got back from playing in our community band’s Veteran’s Day Concert.  We have been practicing for it almost all summer long and it was amazing! 237 more words



(2014) | 9 minutes | wind band (symphonic band or wind ensemble) {Grade 4-5}
Commissioned by Platte City Friends of the Arts in commemoration of… 553 more words


{Premiere!} The Heart of a Land | symphonic band (Platte City, MO)

Platte City Community Band & Parkville Symphonic Band

Finale Event for “175 Years of Platte County History – All Events Celebration”

3:00 PM (CST) 29 more words


Why Supporting Local Music Matters

Not only is it back to school season, it’s also the time of year when local symphonies and bands, both professional and community, begin their new seasons. 460 more words