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Perry Fine Arts Series - Greater Des Moines Community Band

  • Perry Performing Arts Center
  • Address: 1200 18th Street, Perry, IA 50220
  • April 15, 2018
  • 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Price: Free

Perry Fine Arts Series - Greater Des Moines Community Band
April 15, 2018 - 2:00 p.m.

The Perry Fine Arts Series will be presenting the Greater Des Moines Community Band in concert on April 15, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the Perry Performing Arts Center.

The Greater Des Moines Community Band is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Our ensemble of 65 plus voluntary musicians ages 16 to 80+ love to share their lifetime love of music by performing Fall, Holiday and Spring concerts on the week-ends at Merle Hay Mall, First Christian Church and Retirement Homes as well as performing in parades and at senior living centers from Memorial Day to the end of the Iowa State Fair.

The Greater Des Moines Community Band was established in October 1987 by Dr. Carroll Childs who was then Supervisor of Music for the Des Moines Public Schools. The second conductor as Jimmy Selland, retired Coordinator of Music for the West Des Moines Community Schools. In the fall of 1991, Vic Anderson became Music Director and in 2011, David Lilijedahl became our next Music Director with our assistant conductor, Ms. Christa Miller, a member of the euphonium section. Christa Miller now serves at our director.

About Our Director
Christa Miller is an active music educator teaching Middle School Band and Choir at St. Theresa in Des Moines. Her professional affiliations include SCIBA, IBA, and IHSMA. She serves on the IBA MS Affairs Committee and is SCIBA MS Affairs and MS Honor Band Chair and Commission Project Chair. Christa’s service also includes adjudication for SCIBA and IHSMA. In addition to her directing duties with Greater Des Moines Community Band, she plays euphonium in Sax ‘N Brass.

Perry Fine Arts concerts are free, donations accepted, and open to all.

The Perry Performing Arts Center is handicapped accessible.

Perry Fine Arts Series - Greater Des Moines Community Band