Classical 91.5

Where to Play and Sing: Part III, Bands and Wind Ensembles

Feb 14, 2017

Here is a list of community orchestras. And a list of choirs and choruses.  What about community bands?

Honeoye Falls Community Concert Band trombones

We’ve got some great ones, and this is an area where I am sure that I am missing someone, so please let me know in the comments (or via email) if there is a group that should be added to this list. 

Finger Lakes Concert Band
Gregory Kane, music director
Rehearsals: Thursdays, 7:30-9:30pm, Canandaigua Middle School
To learn more about participating, contact the Hochstein School of Music either online or by calling: (585) 454-4596.

Greece Concert Band
Rehearsals:  Tuesdays at 7pm, Arcadia High School Band Room
No audition required, registration information here.

Honeoye Falls Community Concert Band
Lindsey J. Borden, Director
Rehearsals:  Thursdays, 7:30-9:45pm, Honeoye Falls-Lima High School Band Rom
No audition required; new member information listed here

Irondequoit Concert Band
David Schantz, conductor
Rehearsals: Tuesdays, 7:30-9:30pm, Irondequoit High School
Learn more about joining the Irondequoit Concert Band here

Music Educators Wind Ensemble

Music Educators Wind Ensemble
Bill Tiberio, Conductor
Educators and related professionals interested in participating should contact Bill Tiberio via email at wtibero@gmail.com. Register online to participate through Eastman Community Music School

New Horizons Concert and Symphonic Band
Bruce Burritt and Alan Woy, co-directors
Information about participating in various New Horizons ensembles (which include several bands, string ensembles, a chorus, jazz groups, a baroque ensemble, and clarinet and sax ensembles) can be found online here or by calling the Eastman Community Music School at (585) 274-1400

Penfield Pops Band
John Jorgensen, band manager
To find out more about the band and learn about participating, contact John Jorgensen by calling: 585-385-1392

Perinton Concert Band
Charles Van Buren, conductor
Rehearsals: Wednesdays, 7:30pm-9:30pm, Minverva DeLand School, Fairport
For information about joining the band, email PerintonConcertBand@gmail.com or call (585) 234-2585