All District Band Night spotlights hundreds

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BRATTLEBORO — Instrumental musicians from the throughout the Windham Southeast Supervisory Union will gather at Brattleboro Union High School on Tuesday, March 12, for the 32nd annual All District Band Night. Learning activities that begin in the afternoon will culminate in a 6 p.m. concert in the BUHS gymnasium.

No admission will be charged for this concert.

Participating schools include Putney Central School, directed by Josh Fields; Academy School, directed by Nick Lawrence; Vernon Elementary School, directed by Joyana Damon; Dummerston School and Guilford Central School, directed by Mary Harvey-Bandish; Green Street School, directed by Julie Ackerman-Hovis; Oak Grove School directed by Kate Billings; Brattleboro Area Middle School, directed by Riley Goodemote, and Brattleboro Union High School, directed by Steve Rice. Approximately 240 students will perform in the concert.

The afternoon's activities include opportunities for the visiting elementary and middle school students to sit in with the B.U.H.S. band, working together on an suitable-level piece of music and following along with a work the high school band is preparing. They will also hear the Brattleboro Area Middle School jazz band and meet Mr. Goodemote.

For more information about this event, call 802-451-3511.

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