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Just some things I think of as a Senior Bandman

Senior Bandsmen – This Is How You Do It

Senior Bandsmen – This Is How You Do It

I have had a recent experience and the way it has turned out is would be a benefit to all Senior Bandsmen.  To be a Senior Bandsman there are certain things you need to do and this is one of them.  Are you ready? Sycamore Community Band As you many know I play for a community band called the Sycamore Community Band that is based in the northern part of Hamilton County in Ohio. This group is one of the…

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Are You Prepared for the Outdoor Concert Season

Are You Prepared for the Outdoor Concert Season

One of the best parts of playing in a band are the gigs. And if you play in a Community Band chances are that during the summer you will be playing at outdoor concerts. I play in the Sycamore Community Band and have had opportunities to play in some great places like the Lanier Mansion in Madison, Indiana or overlooking the Ohio River in downtown New Richmond, Ohio. My question for you is; are you prepared for the outdoor concert…

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Back in the Band

Back in the Band

Getting Back Maybe you were like me; I used to play saxophone in my high school band. Then it was over 30 years since I last played and I got the itch to play again. My biggest question was HOW?? Fortunately I started back by taking lessons and my instructor told me about Community Bands. The rest is history And Now I’m Back So now (It’s been 20 years) I am back playing. That is me up in the picture…

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