Showing posts from October, 2021

Live or Live Streaming - Upcoming Concerts

Several upcoming Allentown Band concerts are available FREE online: While we'd really be honored by your in-person attendance, our Hallowe'en program, with guests soloist Dr. Joseph Murray, saxophone, is streaming on the Christ Church YouTube page. This program features plenty of ghoulish music, such as "March to the Scaffold" by Berlioz, and "Danse Macabre" by Saint-Saens, among others.  Click Here to Join the October 31 Live Stream Rehearsing with Dr. Murphy Because of the on-going pandemic, our annual Youth Concert at Miller Symphony Hall once again is going virtual. Our theme this year is "Imagine That" and includes music based on "Aesop's Fables", "Variations on Bingo" by our our Steve Reisteter, and more. This year's concert is available online on Wednesday November 3, 2021 at 10:00 AM. LiveStream @ Miller 11/3/2021 10:00 AM Click Here Arts at St. John's features The Allentown Band for a traditional Christmas s

Allentown Band Places 2nd in American Prize Competition

 We are very proud and pleased to learn that The Allentown Band placed 2nd in the 2021 National American Prize in the Community Band Division. CONGRATULATIONS to Gerald Gilbeaux and the Acadian Wind Symphony on winning this prestigious honor this year. More on  The American Prize The American Prize in Band/Wind Ensemble Performance—community division, 2021 The American Prize winner: Gerald Guilbeaux    Acadian Wind Symphony    Lafayette    LA Acadian Wind Symphony The Acadian Wind Symphony  was founded by conductor, Gerald Guilbeaux during the summer of 1994 with a special invitation to professional and amateur wind and percussion players from the South Louisiana. The Ensemble is a collection of some of Acadiana’s top instrumentalists dedicated to the performance of traditional and contemporary masterworks for band. It provides an opportunity for serious wind players and percussionists from the Lafayette area to share in the highest level of musical expression and artistry. Many of the