Crossroads Community Band hosts Spring Showcase
Crossroads Community Band
Crossroads Community Band

The Crossroads Community Band will host its Spring Showcase at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23 at the Victoria Fine Arts Center. The concert is free and open to the public.

“We are excited to kick off the Spring Showcase and hope the community will continue to support us by attending the concert,” said Carlos Gonzalez, the band’s president

Music to be performed will include:

  • “The Hounds of Spring,” by Alfred Reed
  • “The Voice of the Guns March,” by Kenneth Alford
  • “Amazing Grace,” by Frank Ticheli
  • “Slava,” by Leonard Bernstein, transcribed for band by Clare Grundman
  • “Shadow Rituals,” by Michael Markowski
  • “Chorale and Shaker Dance,” by John Zdechlik            

The Crossroads Community Band is affiliated with Victoria College, and students may enroll in the band for VC concert band credit. Currently, 11 students from VC are active members in the band.

Founded in 2009, the Crossroads Community Band consists of instrumentalists from all walks of life, including retirees, teachers, doctors, librarians, engineers, school band directors, computer specialists, business people, students and musicians. Instruments played include tubas, trombones, trumpets, oboes, bassoons, clarinets, euphoniums, French horns, flutes, saxophones and percussion.

For more information, visit or find the band on Facebook at

Published: Thursday, 18 February 2016

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