Northlake Community Band to present free concert

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
by: Tonya Lowentritt

     HAMMOND – The Community Music School at Southeastern Louisiana University will present a free Northlake Community Band Concert on Thursday, July 13, at 7 p.m., in Pottle Auditorium on Southeastern’s campus.
     The concert will be conducted by Claudea D. Landry and will feature Southeastern saxophone faculty member Brina Bourliea as a soloist. Admission is free.
     “The Northlake Community Band consists of musicians from high school students through retired professionals,” said Community School Music Director Jivka Duke. “The summer band offers a unique experience for teachers and students to perform together in a relaxed environment outside of the classroom.”
     The program for the concert includes “Fanfare and Flourishes” by James Curnow; “Persuasion” by Sammy Nestico with Bourliea as soloist; “Lord of the Rings, The Symphony No. 1 – Hobbits” by Johan De Meij; “Pachinko” by Paul Yoder; “All the Pretty Little Horses” by Andrew Boysen, Jr.; and “Stars and Stripes Forever” by John Philip Sousa.
     Duke said the Northlake Community Band always welcomes new members.
     For more information, contact the Community Music School at or 985-549-5502.

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