Southeastern to present Northlake Community Band concert

Contact: Tonya Lowentritt
Date: April 25, 2013


     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University's Community Music School will present the Northlake Community Band concert on Tuesday, May 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Pottle Music Building Auditorium.
     The concert is free and will feature "American River Songs" by Pierre La Plante; "Toccata Marziale" by Vaughan Williams; "Salvation is Created" by Tschesnokoff; "Awake" R. Wagner; "Malaguena" by Ernesto Lecuona, arranged by John Cacavas; "My Fair Lady" by Frederick Loewe, arranged by Robert Russel Bennet and "Under the Double Eagle" by J.F. Wagner, arranged by L.P. Laurendeau.
     "The Northlake Community Band is an ensemble that unites musicians who come from various career fields and walks of life. Some of the band members are professional musicians, while other have recently picked up the instruments they played years ago in high school," said Jivka Jeleva, director of the Community Music School. "They come together under the direction of Dr. Jerry Voorhees, who has been the bassoon professor at Southeastern for many years. The Northlake Community Band is a valuable 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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