UH Symphonic Band announces June and July concerts
University Heights Symphonic Band (UHSB), a 50-piece concert band based in University Heights, announces the following line up of free summer concerts:
June 23 - The Grove, Mayfield Village, 7 p.m.
June 30 - John Carroll University, in front of the Dolan Center, 7 p.m.
July 2 - Longwood Manor, Macedonia, 7:30 p.m.
July 28 - John Carroll University, in front of the Dolan Center, 7 p.m.
Sponsored by the city of University Heights, UHSB started in the summer of 1970, under founder and first onductor Harvey Sisler. The band's repertoire of concert band music includes marches, show tunes, light classics, and contemporary selections. UHSB's current conductor is Devlin J. Pope.
An all-volunteer group, UHSB' members that include professional musicians, students, retirees, teachers and other professionals. The common denominator is a love of music. Rehearsals and concerts are generally scheduled on Thursday evenings. Membership is through auditions.
UHSB performs year-round, throughout Northeast Ohio, at venues that include retirement homes, churches, and synagogues. UHSB also tours.
For more information, visit the http://universityheightsband.org. UHSB is also on Facebook.
Leslie Berman is bassoonist with University Heights Symphonic Band. He also functions as librarian, communications coordinator, and band announcer. He has been a member since 1976.