Tom Keener – Guest Contributor
Dec 14 2016
Holiday Concert at Library



Central Standard Time



Allen Public Library
300 N. Allen Dr.
Allen, Texas 75013

The Allen Community Band and the ACB Jazz Band join to present a program of musical selections of the Christmas season at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, at the Allen Public Library. 

Sponsored by the Allen Public Library, this program is free.

Under the direction of Keith Peterson, the Allen Community Jazz Band will kick off the concert with jazz and swing arrangements of well-known big band tunes and conclude with selections of holiday music.  Stephanie Nguyen will be the featured vocalist on Santa Baby and the band will offer their arrangement of O, Holy Night.  The ACB Jazz Band is comprised of members of the Allen Community Band.

Under the leadership of Craig Logan, the Allen Community Band will perform medleys of popular Christmas songs and semi-classical traditional holiday music from around the world. Karl King’s Trombone King March will showcase the band’s low brass section, a woodwind ensemble featuring members of the clarinet section will also perform.  Additional selections will include Leroy Anderson’s A Christmas Festival, and the Wind Band setting of the choral masterpiece Salvation is Created by Pavel Chesnokov.  The concert will conclude with
Leroy Anderson’s Sleigh Ride.

All Allen Community band members have experience playing in band and enjoy performing Band music on a regular basis.  ACB has an open instrumentation policy and all skill levels are invited to join.                 

The library is located at 300 N. Allen Dr.  Call 214-509-4911 for more information.