Blair Area Community Band Celebrates 20th Anniversary
The Blair Area Community Band celebrated its 20th Anniversary at the Holiday concert on Sunday, December 14. To commemorate the occasion, the band commissioned a musical score by Nebraska composer and teacher Nolan E. Schmit. Schmit was in the audience to listen to the world premier of “Flatwater Sketches” which he wrote for the band. The Sunday concert began with vocal holiday selections by the Blair Community Chorus.
Band members include high school and college age students to retired physicians, accountants and educators. No matter the age or occupation the all share a love of performing music.