It’s that time of year again…..a time of new beginnings and plans for the upcoming 2016-17 Concert Season! The first rehearsal for the Granite City Concert Band will be Thursday, September 8, 2016, starting at 7 pm at the Granite City First Assembly of God Church located on 2317 Madison Avenue, Granite City, Illinois. We are in particular need of percussionists, trumpet, clarinet and french horn players. If you play an instrument, or know someone who does, come join us! There are no auditions required and everyone is welcome. The first concert of the season will be October 21 at the Southwest Illinois College in Granite City. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions…….we’d LOVE to have you join us!!!
The Granite City Community Band and Granite City Swing Band always welcomes new participants! We are in particular need of musicians in our trumpet, percussion and clarinet sections. If you can help fill any of those positions, or know of someone else who could, please contact us…..we’d LOVE to have you join our group!
Friday, March 11, 2016 – Southwestern Illinois College Granite City Campus Commons, 4950 Maryville Road, Granite City, Illinois. Doors open and Silent Auction begins at 6 pm. Trivia begins at 7 pm. $15 per person. BYOF – “Bring Your Own Food”. Popcorn and soda provided, but each table is encouraged to organize and bring snacks for their team. No alcohol permitted. Top 2 team receive cash prizes! Mulligans, 50/50, attendance prizes, side games & loads of auction items to bid on. Contact RobertaBurg@aol.com to reserve your table or ask questions. Walk-ins welcome.
Next rehearsal will be Thursday January 7 at 7 p.m. at GC First Assembly of God
(2317 Madison Ave, Granite City), with Swing Band immediately following.
The entrance we will be using is the door closest to 24th St. (the last
door on the right). EVERYONE will need to BRING A FOLDING CHAIR.