Southeastern to present Northlake Community Band concert

Contact: Tonya Lowentritt
Date: November 20, 2012

     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University's Community Music School will present the Northlake Community Band concert on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Pottle Music Building Auditorium.

     Entitled "Lola and the Walking Frog," the concert is free and will feature "Bombasto March" by Orin R. Farrar; "The Walking Frog" by King, Arr. by Robert E. Foster; "Espana Rhapsody" by Emmanuel Chabrier; "Light Cavalry Overture" by Franz Von Suppe; and "Damn Yankees" by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross.

     "The Northlake Community Band started in 2009, and has since been an inseparable part of the Community Music School. It has continuously grown and currently numbers nearly 35 members in the fall and spring sessions and close to 50 members during the summer session," said Jivka Jeleva, director of the Community Music School.

     "The band unites musicians from different career fields and different walks of life, who come together simply for the joy of making music. We are very thankful for Dr. Jerry Voorhees's vision in creating this ensemble and for volunteering his time to make the Northlake Community Band such a great asset to our community's music life."

     Jeleva said the Northlake Community Band is always welcoming new members. For more information, contact the Community Music School at or call (985) 549-5502.

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