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VWACCB ready to begin new season

VW Area Community Concert Band information

On Monday, April 20, the Van Wert Area Community Concert Band will begin rehearsals for the upcoming concert season.

Dick Sherrick directs the Van Wert Community Concert Band during a concert back in July. (VW independent file photo)
Dick Sherrick directs the Van Wert Community Concert Band during a previous concert. (VW independent file photo)

Rehearsals are held each Monday in the new Van Wert High School band room, located off Ohio 118, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Membership in the band is open to anyone wanting to play an instrument in a concert band. Current members vary in age, and playing ability, but have the common interest of performing and making great band music.

Current members come from Van Wert, Lima, Delphos, Convoy, Payne, Chattanooga, Middle Point, Decatur and Rockford. It truly is a Van Wert area band.

Retired Parkway band director Richard Sherrick directs the band, which has as its goals to present a variety of music that is both musically enjoyable to the listener and challenging to the performer.

For more information regarding participation in the band, call 419.230.6808, or just come to the first rehearsal. Please consider becoming a member of the band this coming season.

POSTED: 03/30/15 at 7:11 am. FILED UNDER: Arts & Entertainment, News