The Jackson Hole Community Band is excited to participate in the 2016 Jackson Hole Farmers Market on Saturday, September 3rd, as the non profit of the week. Please help us make music possible by supporting our local farmers this Saturday and stocking your cupboards with fresh fruits and vegetables, flowers, chocolates, homemade pies, scones, and much more.
By shopping at the market you are supporting local area growers and fresh food vendors as well as contributing to worthwhile causes in our community. Instead of charging Farmers Market Vendors to sell on the Town Square each Saturday, they donate 10% of their weekly revenues to the featured Non-Profit of the Week.
The Jackson Hole Community Band will be there with our petting zoo instruments. Be sure to stop by our booth, have a cup of coffee, beat on the bass drum, and meet the musicians. We look forward to seeing you there!
This season is going to be an exciting one! As I study scores of music for our upcoming Old Bill’s concert, it only makes me more anxious to bring to life the music written with a group of talented and driven musicians. Since I’ve joined the Jackson Hole Community Band last year as a percussionist, my life in Jackson has been given a purpose.
As the new director of the band, my goal is to bring a new energy and artistic style to the group that still retains the same fun environment I came into over a year ago. I feel that Old Bills is great to start off the season because it will have that familiar excitement right off the bat. When the Halloween concert music comes into play, I feel the group will be ready to take on some new ideas. I’ve already picked a piece that features a great number of musical effects, including my personal favorite, the water gong. There will also be a piece by P.D.Q. Bach that brings a very humorous and unexpected take on band music. Further down the road, I hope to find a piece that involves electronics.
I have no doubt 2016-17 is going to be a fun season! With the support of friends, family and community, it’s a no-brainer.
Rehearsals begin this Thursday, August 25th, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Center for the Arts, upstairs in the performing arts wing.
To donate on line: Old Bills Fun Run Donor View
To donate by mail: Old Bills Donor Form After more than 25 years of Spring, Old West Days, July 4th, Old Bills, Halloween and Christmas and other concerts and activities, the JHCB is getting stronger than ever, with plans for a fantastic 2016-2017 season. Comprised of musicians of all ages and backgrounds from right here in the Jackson area, drawn together by a love of music and a commitment to enhancing Jackson Hole’s artistic and cultural environment, we hope you’ll consider enhancing the financial health of the Band through Old Bills Fun Run. For example, your contributions last year allowed us to add a vibraphone and new music to our repertoire, adding to the excitement of our “Night at the Movies” concert last season. We promise to continue practicing hard and pushing our limits to sustain our tradition of contributing fun and entertainment to Jackson Hole events throughout the year.