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Music: A Lifetime Journey

Meet Elizabeth Chambers


I joined the Community Band in 2012, when I was in eighth grade. Most of what I remember about those first rehearsals, sitting between tubist Ron and euphonium Don and getting their names mixed up, was how I got lost reading most of the music and how my mother, a French horn player, thought rehearsals ended too late at night for a thirteen-year-old. Nevertheless, I persisted through the challenging music and intimidating (from my view) roomful of strangers.

Elizabeth (right) and her mother Bonnie (left) at Jackson Lake Lodge

Over time, I was able to keep up more often than I fell behind. JHCB pushed me to improve my skills on the trombone, and to always strive to hit that high note, and the next, until before you know it, you have the range of a semi-professional player! Practicing and performing alongside community musicians for the last five years has made me the musician I am today, from technical skills to music theory.

A roomful of strangers became a roomful of friends of all ages. Beyond volunteerism, being part of the band has shown me the enormous value of being part of a tight-knit community of people who love music as much as I do. More than a place to be on Thursday nights, I am truly grateful for the real community the band represents. I intend to play with my family and friends in the community band for years to come.

Keep the music alive!

Please remember us at Old Bills 2018.

In 2018, you can give  beginning August 1st until 5 pm on September 14th. We hope you can join us Saturday, September 8th, for Old Bill’s at the Jackson Town Square!

What is Old Bills?

We cannot thank you enough for your support!

Thank you from all of the Jackson Hole Community Band Members.

2018 – 2019 Season

  • Old Bills Fun Run
  • Oktoberfest
  • Halloween Concert
  • Holiday Concert
  • Wyoming Special Olympics – 50 Years!
  • Spring Concert
  • Old West Days Parade
  • Independence Day Parade & Lions Club Breakfast Concert
  • Jackson Lake Lodge Patriotic Concert

Upcoming Events

School Performance  

Conductor: Zachary Singer
Date: Friday, December 20th 2019
Time: 10:45am
https://jhcband.org/inscoreorder/concert_list.php JES – Jackson Elementary School
School Performance in Jackson, WY


Holiday Concert  

Conductor: Zachary Singer
Date: Saturday, December 21st 2019
Time: 7:00pm
https://jhcband.org/inscoreorder/concert_list.php Center for the Arts Center Theater
Holiday Concert in Jackson, WY
(307) 734-8956


View details Marks
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
arr. Henderson/Brown (Canadian Brass Version)
View details Anderson
Penny-Whistle Song, The
arr. Anderson
View details Sweeney
On Joyful Wing
View details Anderson
Christmas Festival, A
View details Tchaikovsky
Nutcracker Suite
arr. Longfield Selections from the
View details Reed
Russian Christmas Music
arr. Curnow
View details Handel
Hallelujah Chorus
arr. Barnes Canadian Brass arrangement
View details Simmons
Secret Agent Santa
View details Bach
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
arr. Reed Chorale from Cantata No. 147
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Chanukah Celebration
arr. Bobrowitz
View details Standridge
Christmas Tale, A
Beware the Krampus
View details Anderson
Sleigh Ride
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We Wish You a Merry Christmas
arr. Fuerte
Total Concert: 01:08:21

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