Jul 17 2015

Upcoming concerts and rehearsal notes

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Mondays, 7 p.m. |
at Central Middle School, Columbus

2015-16 SEASON

Sunday, Oct. 18, 2 p.m.|
CONCERT at Commons, Columbus

Sunday, Dec. 6, 2 p.m.|
CONCERT at Commons, Columbus

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Oct 28 2015

Memorial and services for Valeria Pemberton

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The Columbus City Band lost a talented long-time member Monday, oboist Valeria Pemberton.

A loving obituary ran in The Columbus Republic.

The calling will be 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2, at Jewell-Rittman Funeral Home, 3855 25th St. in Columbus.

Visitation for funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, at First United Methodist Church, 618 Eighth St. The funeral will begin at noon. The burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery, 501 N. Gladstone, and a reception will be at the church afterward.

Memorial donations can be made to Butler University School of Music, 4600 Sunset Ave., Indianapolis 46208, payable to Butler University with “School of Music” in the memo line

The family has asked that memorial floral arrangements come from Fisher’s Flower Basket, (812) 372-6688.

Please keep her husband, Ora, and his family in your thoughts and hearts.

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Oct 11 2015

Details for concert on Sunday, Oct. 18

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Our first concert of the 2015-16 season is at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, at the Commons, 300 Washington St., in Columbus. Street-side parking is available, as well as plenty of free parking in the garage just north of the Commons.

When to be where
Load up: 12:30 p.m. from Central MS — please help!
In seats: 1:30 p.m.
Concert begins: 2 p.m.

Reload: Afterward, please help reload the truck and then unload at the school.

What to wear
Men: Black pants, jackets, socks, ties and shoes with white shirt.
Women: Black pants/skirts, tops, hose/socks/tights and shoes.

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Jul 22 2015

No rehearsal Monday, concert July 28

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Our last concert of the season is at the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Brownstown Tuesday, July 28.

For the concert, please help load and unload at the school and at the fair. More hands make much quicker work!

Load at CMS: 5:15 p.m., on the road by 5:30 p.m.
In seats: 6:30 p.m.
Sound check with vocalists: 6:40 p.m.
Downbeat: 7 p.m.

Note: Allow plenty of travel time, because traffic can get heavy.

Summer fashions:

Tops: Tan band polo shirts or close cousin.

Bottoms: Black pants/skirts/shorts and shoes.


From Seymour, take U.S. 50 west into Brownstown.

Go to the second stoplight and turn left (Hwy. 250/Commerce Street).

Take last parking entrance at the south end of the fairgrounds.

Parking is free.

Our pavilion is by the tractor displays.

Click the map below to enlarge a view of the fairgrounds.

Have a great rest of your summer! Monday rehearsals resume Aug. 31.

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