"A Holiday Fanfare" will be presented this Sunday, Dec. 14, by the Garrett Community Concert Band in the Garrett College auditorium, beginning at 2:30 p.m. According to director/conductor Moe Turrentine, the concert will consist of a wide variety of holiday selections featuring many musical styles/genres, coupled with an international flavor. Selections will include music from Canada, Great Britian, Russia, and the Ukraine, with composers ranging from Josef Wagner to Irving Berlin to Andrea Jutras to Mariah Carey to John Philip Sousa. Stan Grimm will be the narrator. Tickets for the concert can be purchased from band members, at the Gallery in Oakland, and at the door. The cost is $8 for adults, $2 for students, and free for children under 6. The GC auditorium accommodates individuals with disabilities. The Garrett Community Concert Band, which is a non-profit organization, typically presents three concerts per year and also annually awards college scholarships to deserving local students. The band receives support from the Garrett County and Maryland state arts councils. To see today's entire issue, click on "Your Virtual Newspaper" above.
Today is Dec. 11, 2014.