2015 Summer Season Preview
June 10 Opening Night-"Meet the Conductor"
French Horn Feature
June 17 "Dancing with the Band"
Charlotte Kunz, Piccolo Soloist
June 24 "Spotlight on Youth"
Stephen Pratt, Guest Conductor
Youth Rhythm Ensemble
High School Solo Winner
July 1 "Patriotic Tribute"
William Schmidt, Tuba Soloist
July 8 "Big Band Night"
July 15 "Side By Side" - Matt Conaway, cond.
July 22 "The Wild, Wild West"
July 29 Grand Finale-"Music of the Americas"
Summer Concerts begin at 8 PM and usually last an hour.
Limited seating is available, but we suggest bringing lawn chairs.
In case of rain, concerts will be held at Kokomo High School.
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Feb. 22, 2015 - Winter Concert - "Songs in the Key of Blue"
Jay Gephart, Conductor and Artistic Director
Clara Loisch, flute (College Solo Competition Winner)
Sally Duke, vocalist
Barbara Hobbs, Piano on "Rhapsody in Blue"
2PM, Kokomo High School Auditorium
June 11th, 2014 – “A Tribute to the Maestro,” Jay Gephart, Guest Conductor Director of Bands, Purdue University
Stacy Maugans, Alto Saxophone
Sally Duke, Vocalist
Sponsored by Community First Bank of Indiana
June 18th, 2014 – “Family Movie Night," Ishbah Cox, Guest Conductor
Assistant Band Director, Purdue University
Dan Healton, Clarinet
For kids: Instrument petting zoo beginning at 7PM
Instruments provided by Sound of Music
June 25th, 2014 – “Spotlight on Youth,” Roby George, Guest Conductor - Director of Bands, Indiana State University
Heather Wright, Bassoon
Youth Rhythm Workshop Ensemble (beginning at 7:15)
July 2nd, 2014 – "Patriotic Extravaganza," Major William Browne, Conductor - Director of Music, Culver Academies
Bruce Knepper, Trumpet
Albert E. Shockey detachment of the Marine Corps League
July 9, 2014 – Big Band Night, Larry McWilliams, Guest Conductor
Director - Ball State University Jazz Ensembles (retired)
Cherresa Lawson and Gary Wallyn, vocalists
July 16, 2014 – “Side by Side,” Commander Allen Beck, Guest Conductor - Director of U. S. Navy Band, Washington D.C. (retired)
Duo: John Huntoon, trombone & Keith Whitford, cornet
July 23rd, 2014 – “Broadway Night,” John Huntoon, Guest Conductor
Jazz Band Director and Asst. Band Director, Anderson University
Vocalists Diana Huntoon, Gary Wallyn and friends
July 30th, 2014 – “International Night,” Dr. Robert Grechesky, Guest Conductor Director of Bands, Butler University
Trudy Whitford, Flute
Kokomo Men of Note Barbershop Chorus