Archive for Thursday, May 22, 2008

Kiwanis hears about City Band

May 22, 2008

Larry Berg, director of the Bonner Springs City Band, was the featured speaker at the regular meeting of the Edwardsville Kiwanis Club last week at Sister's Restaurant.

Berg discussed the history of the band and its operation.

He said the first concert would be at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, June 12, at Kelly Murphy Park.

The band will start preparation for the summer season with a rehearsal 7 p.m., June 5, at Bonner Springs High School. The annual picnic for band members and their families will follow the rehearsal.

Larry Berg returns for his 27th year as director.

Aaron Hall is the band's new assistant director. Hall is teaches band, jazz music appreciation and beginning guitar at Leavenworth High School.

"Those interested in being part of the band simply need to be present for the rehearsal," Berg said.

More information is available by calling 422-7996.

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