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Music: A Lifetime Journey

Meet Elizabeth Chambers

2012
Elizabeth
Chambers
Trombone
Student

 
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

Holiday Concert  

Conductor: Zachary Singer
 
Date: Saturday, December 15th 2018
Time: 7:30pm
 
https://jhcband.org/inscoreorder/concert_list.php Center for the Arts Center Theater
Holiday Concert in Jackson, WY
(307) 734-8956

Program:

View details Wasson
Festival Fanfare for Christmas
for Wind Band
View details Cacavas
Winterscape
Tone Poem for Trumpet and Symphonic Band
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Wonderful World of Christmas
arr. Christensen
View details Herbert
March of the Toys
arr. Langey/Clark/Rogers from Babes in Toyland
View details Bach
Forget Me Not O Dearest Lord
arr. Reed
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Geographical Fugue
View details Handel
Hallelujah Chorus
arr. Barnes Canadian Brass arrangement
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Chanukah Celebration
arr. Bobrowitz
View details Guaraldi/Mendelson
Christmas Time Is Here
arr. Vinson
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Fireside Christmas, A
arr. Nestico
View details Ticheli
Amazing Grace
For Concert Band
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Bell Carol A' La Big Band
arr. Romeyn
View details Anderson
Sleigh Ride
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We Wish You a Merry Christmas
arr. Fuerte
Total Concert: 01:06:06

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