Community Band concert
PETERSBURG — The Tri-Cities Community Band will present its Winter Concert on Sunday, Jan. 22, at 3 p.m. in Lackey Hall at Christ & Grace Episcopal Church, 1545 S. Sycamore St.
The 30-member ensemble, under the direction of Iris Schwartz, continues with its musical tradition that began 47 years ago on the campus of Richard Bland College, as the RBC Community Wind Ensemble. The band under its new name, presents two concerts each year at its current home, Christ & Grace Episcopal Church.
The band members consist of music educators, professional musicians, retired military bandsmen, as well as lawyers, retired teachers, ministers, office workers and technicians. The majority of the musicians live in the TriCities, as well as Richmond, Mechanicsville, Chesterfield, and Prince George.
The Winter Concert will feature American band classics, marches, folksongs, spirituals, Broadway favorites and patriotic music.
The concert is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served during intermission. For more information, call 804-5201601 or email email@example.com.