The Lee County Community Band will perform on Sunday, March 13 at Cape Coral High School. The 3 p.m. program celebrates the season with several Irish pieces, including Londonderry Air, The Irish Washerwoman, and Garry Owen March. The audience will be invited to join emcee and vocalist Norman Jones in singing When Irish Eyes are Smiling.
The final concert of the season will be on April 10 at Cape Coral High School at 3 p.m., and as always, free of charge. Cape Coral High School is at 2300 Santa Barbara Boulevard.
Led by conductor Richard Bradstreet, the 45-member band will play several other familiar numbers as well, including Procession of Nobles, by Rimsky-Korsakov; Barnum and Bailey's Favorite, by K. L. King; Blue Tango, by Leroy Anderson; and Highlights from Fiddler on the Roof, arranged by John Warrington.
Lee County Community Band celebrates its 126th anniversary this year. The band is part of the adult education program of Lee County Schools. Its members, many career musicians, have been associated with more than 100 music organizations from across the United States, Canada and the rest of the world. Band members reside throughout Lee, Collier and Charlotte Counties. For more information, visit www.leecountyband.org or phone Norman Jones at 995-2097.