Strike up the band

Strike up the band

Civic Winds to debut tonight with FLC regulars
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“We had our first rehearsal last week with 54 members, and it has just been an excellent experience for me and everybody in the ensemble,” said Mark Walters, director of bands at Fort Lewis College. Here, George Schrader, band director at Bloomfield High School, practices with the band.
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John Patton and Andrea Kirkpatrick practice with the Durango Civic Symphonic Winds in Jones Hall at FLC. The community band will play its first concert tonight at the Community Concert Hall.
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“So many of them have shared the idea that they wanted something like this,” said Mark Walters, conducting a rehearsal of the Durango Civic Symphonic Winds. “This town has been in need of this kind of musical ensemble for years.”
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“I couldn’t be more thrilled. The group has absolutely exceeded my initial expectations,” said Mark Walters, director of bands at Fort Lewis College. Here Marc Reed, director of brass studies at FLC, practices with the group.
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Lacey Black, better known in these parts for her prowess on the piano, gets a chance to dust off her French horn with the Durango Civic Symphonic Winds.
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Durango Civic Symphonic Winds and the Fort Lewis College Concert Band will play a concert at 7 p.m. today at the Community Concert Hall at FLC. Tickets cost $1 for students, $5 for nonstudents, available at the door, by phone at 247-7657 or online...

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