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New Horizons Band rehearsals begin May 28 at Roeland Park Community Center
POSTED: 05/01/2013
Calling all music lovers! Even if you haven't played in years, dig out your old instrument and join a group of fun-loving musicians age 50 and beyond in the New Horizons Band.

The New Horizons Band is a program of the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District in conjunction with the University of Missouri - Kansas City's Conservatory of Music and Dance and Meyer Music. The band is open to anyone with an instrument and some musical background. Make beautiful music in a learning atmosphere and enjoy new friendships. The band includes brass, woodwind, and percussion and offers an opportunity to play in small groups and band practice. The band's interim director is Dr. Lindsey Williams, Assistant Professor of Music Education at UMKC's Conservatory of Music.

To find this program in the JCPRD’s Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under 50 plus and then fine & performing arts. In the printed catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keywords “performing group music.”

Rehearsals for the New Horizons Band take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday beginning May 28. The cost for seven two-hour sessions is $29 per person for Johnson County residents or $31 for person for nonresidents.

The JCPRD Activities catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pick-up at all Johnson County Library branches. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online and for updated program listings, see the district's website at

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