Lee County Community Band plays March 12 in Cape Coral

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Oh, to be Irish just once a year.
The Lee County Community Band will celebrate the Irish in all of us on Sunday, March 12, with its performance of “An Irish Rhapsody,” “Pennywhistle Jig,” “MacNamara’s Band” and “Londonderry Air (Danny Boy).”
The concert will take place at Cape Coral High School beginning at 3 p.m. All of the band’s concerts are free and open to the public.
Director Richard Bradstreet also will lead the band in spirited marches, including “The Invincible Eagle,” selections from the Broadway hit Oliver, “American Overture for Band,” golden hits of Elvis Presley and a medley of Glen Miller tunes.
Soloists are Norman Jones, Jann Fenn and Fred Lamb.
The band performs six concerts between November and April. They all take place at Cape Coral High School, 2300 Santa Barbara Blvd., beginning at 3 p.m. The last concert of the season is set for April 23.
A legend in Southwest Florida, the 50-member adult band is comprised of career and amateur musicians. The original concert band of Lee County, the band and has been entertaining SW Florida audiences since 1885. Persons interested in joining may phone Frances Pace, president, at 239-481-1251.
For additional information, visit www.leecountyband.org. “Like” them on Facebook at LeeCountyCommunityBand.


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